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Edinboro in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edinboro State College

 
 
Edinboro State College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
1. Edinboro State College Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1857, it was established in 1861 as a State Normal School, second oldest in the Commonwealth and first west of the mountains. It became a Teachers College in 1926 and a State College in 1960.
 
Erected 1968 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 1857.
 
Location. 41° 52.721′ N, 80° 6.962′ W. Marker is in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Waterford Street (U.S. 6N) and South Perry Lane, on the right when traveling east on Waterford Street. Located at Edinboro University, near the soccer fields. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edinboro PA 16444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edinboro World War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Edinboro Fountain (approx. 0.9 miles away); Miracles On Maple Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grant Street Bridge
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(approx. 5.8 miles away); William D. Rider (approx. 6 miles away); Alliance College (approx. 6 miles away); Cambridge Springs (approx. 6 miles away); French Creek (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinboro.
 
Also see . . .  Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Edinboro State College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
2. Edinboro State College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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