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Canonsburg in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

McMillan's Log Cabin

 
 
McMillan's Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 4, 2022
1. McMillan's Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  
This log cabin was built in 1780
by
The Rev. John McMillan D.D.
and was the beginning of
Jefferson College.
It was donated by his descendants
the Fulton Brothers
to
The Rev. William F. Brown D.D. who removed it to this campus in 1895 and committed it to the guardianship of the trustees of Jefferson Academy.
By action of the Board of Trustees 1907 its perpetual care was entrusted to the college fraternity of
Phi Gamma Delta
Founded in Jefferson College in 1848
for the honor of the founders of the fraternity
Daniel Webster Crofts • James Elliott • Ellis B. Gregg • Samuel Beatty Wilson • Naaman Fletcher • John T. McCarty

 
Erected 1908 by Phi Gamma Delta.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, Washington County History and Landmarks Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
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15.631′ N, 80° 11.179′ W. Marker is in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the front of McMillan's Log Cabin. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 East College Street, Canonsburg PA 15317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Commemoration (here, next to this marker); John McMillan's Log School (here, next to this marker); Jefferson College (a few steps from this marker); World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veteran's Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veteran's Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Canonsburg Armory (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canonsburg.
 
McMillan's Log Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 4, 2022
2. McMillan's Log Cabin and Marker
The marker is in the center of the log cabin.
Washington County History<br>and Landmarks Foundation Marker<br>on the Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 4, 2022
3. Washington County History
and Landmarks Foundation Marker
on the Log Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 159 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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