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Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi

 
 
Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi Marker
Inscription. This plaza is the gift of Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi, the oldest chapter in continuous existence and the first chapter of a college social fraternity in Pennsylvania, to mark the 125th Anniversary of its founding in 1842 at Jefferson College.
 
Erected 1967.
 
Location. 40° 10.247′ N, 80° 14.549′ W. Marker is in Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from South College Street (U.S. 19) near East Beau Street (Pennsylvania Route 136), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is up the steps to the left, in front of the Old Main building. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington and Jefferson College (a few steps from this marker); The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Washington and Jefferson College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jesse William Lazear (about 600 feet away); Rebecca Harding Davis (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Beta Theta Pi Plaza image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. Beta Theta Pi Plaza
South College Street is in the distance. Steps in front of Old Main building are out of frame on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,470 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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