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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Athens Academy

 
 
Site of Athens Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Site of Athens Academy Marker
Inscription.
first school for higher education
in this section
Planned 1797 - Opened 1814 - Razed 1925

Stephen C. Foster
was an academy student in 1840-1841
here in 1841 in Old Tioga Point
he wrote his first composition

The Tioga Waltz

 
Erected 1941 by The Tioga Point Museum.
 
Location. 41° 57.077′ N, 76° 30.972′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 199), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Foster (here, next to this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (a few steps from this marker); Athens Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Roll of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sullivan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carrying Path (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Site of Athens Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
2. Site of Athens Academy Marker
Monument and Markers in the Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
3. Monument and Markers in the Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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