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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Augustus W. Cowles

 
 
Augustus W. Cowles Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
1. Augustus W. Cowles Monument
Inscription.  
A Tribute to
Augustus W. Cowles
D.D. -- L.L.D
A pioneer in the
higher education
for women. From
1855-1889 revered
first president
of this, the first
women's college.
Erected in loving
memory by the
Alumnae.

 
Erected by Alumni of Elmira College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen.
 
Location. 42° 6.382′ N, 76° 49.517′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker can be reached from Walnut Street. Monument is located near Cowles's tombstone in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Walnut Street, Elmira NY 14905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Hendy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John W. Jones (about 500 feet away); John W. Jones Museum (about 600 feet away); Underground Railroad Participants (about 700 feet
Augustus W. Cowles Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
2. Augustus W. Cowles Marker Detail
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away); Woodlawn Cemetery History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulaski Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. Ό mile away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); Confederate Burials (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Also see . . .  Augustus W. Cowles - RootsWeb. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
Augustus W. Cowles Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Augustus W. Cowles Monument
Augustus W. Cowles Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
4. Augustus W. Cowles Monument
Augustus W. Cowles (1819-1913) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott
5. Augustus W. Cowles (1819-1913)
Augustus W. Cowles Tombstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
6. Augustus W. Cowles Tombstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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Jul. 3, 2022