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Bucknell University

 
 
Bucknell University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Bucknell University Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg by the Baptist Church. Named Bucknell University in 1886, honoring William Bucknell, donor and trustee. Degrees first conferred upon women students in 1885.
 
Erected 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 1846.
 
Location. 40° 57.967′ N, 76° 52.539′ W. Marker is in Milton, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 405 0.1 miles south of Pennsylvania Route 45, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton PA 17847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of Ludwig Derr (approx. ¼ mile away); Lewisburg Cross-Cut Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Tasker H. Bliss (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers' Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewisburg World War Veterans Memorial
Bucknell University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Bucknell University Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Union County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ludwig Derr (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Bucknell University. (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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