Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
University of Pittsburgh
Erected 1979 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
Location. 40° 26.665′ N, 79° 57.269′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Fifth Avenue. Located by the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh Campus, in the Oakland Section of Pittsburgh. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. V.F.W. (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen C. Foster Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Diplodocus carnegii Victor Herbert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Standard Chemical Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Carnegie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maria Sklodowska Curie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth Ward Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . .
1. University of Pittsburgh. (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. University of Pittsburgh - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.