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Near Uniontown in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fayette Campus

Penn State University

 
 
Fayette Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 23, 2014
1. Fayette Campus Marker
Inscription.  In 1964 Fayette County leaders headed by Orville and Robert Eberly approached Penn State about opening a local campus and began a campaign to raise funds to support the project. University trustee J. Lewis Williams also backed the effort and a temporary campus was established in Uniontown. A permanent campus opened on this site in 1968 with the completion of the Eberly Building, a landmark to the family's vision for Penn State Fayette.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 39° 56.821′ N, 79° 39.445′ W. Marker is near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from University Drive (U.S. 119). Marker is located at the Eberly Building on the Fayette Campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Connellsville Coke Region (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meason House (approx. half a mile away); Gist's Plantation (approx.
Fayette Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 23, 2014
2. Fayette Campus Marker
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0.6 miles away); Braddock Road (approx. 4½ miles away); a different marker also named Braddock Road (approx. 4.6 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .  Penn State, Fayette, The Eberly Campus. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022