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Jefferson in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Monongahela College

 
 
Monongahela College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. Monongahela College Marker
Inscription.  This was first Baptist college in western Pennsylvania. It was begun by Ten Mile Baptist Association in 1867, opened in 1869, and in 1871 chartered by legislature. Operated 1869-1888; reopened 1890 and finally closed 1894. College building, erected 1871, lies 300 yards north of marker.
 
Erected 1960 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.
 
Location. 39° 55.826′ N, 80° 3.584′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Road (Pennsylvania Route 188) and Pine Street, on the right when traveling west on Jefferson Road. Located at the US Post Office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson PA 15344, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Court in Greene County (approx. 3 miles away); The Abraham Tegarden Family
Monongahela College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. Monongahela College Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Greene Academy (approx. 4.9 miles away); Marianna Mine Explosion (approx. 6.3 miles away); Greene County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Greene County Civil War Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Greene County World War I Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Company K, 110th U.S. Infantry (10th PA) World War Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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