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Millersville in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Millersville University

 
 
Millersville University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. Millersville University Marker
Inscription.  Founder 1855 as the Lancaster County Normal School, it was named the first Pennsylvania State Normal School, 1859. Fully Commonwealth-owned after 1917, Millersville became a State Teachers College in 1928, and a State College for liberal arts and education, 1960. Since 1983 it has been Millersville University of Pennsylvania of the State System of Higher Education.
 
Erected 1989 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 1855.
 
Location. 39° 59.933′ N, 76° 21.286′ W. Marker is in Millersville, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. George Street, 0.2 miles south of Cottage Ave., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millersville PA 17551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rain Garden (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Justices met for the first time in Lancaster County and held several Courts of Justice
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); In memory of Jeffrey W. Jones (approx. 2.2 miles away); This Memorial is dedicated by the Bausman Community (approx. 2.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 2.2 miles away); New Danville (approx. 2.3 miles away); Conestoga Navigation Company (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wheatland (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millersville.
 
Main building at Millersville University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
2. Main building at Millersville University
Model School and School of Practice Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
3. Model School and School of Practice Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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