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Oil City in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Dewey

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
1. John Dewey Marker
Inscription. After graduation from the University of Vermont in 1879, the noted philosopher, liberal, and advocate of progressive education (1859-1952) taught for the first two years of his distinguished career at Oil City's first high school, located on this site.
 
Erected 1980 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 25.497′ N, 79° 42.616′ W. Marker is in Oil City, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue and West 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Oil City FD Headquarters. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Central Ave, Oil City PA 16301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oil Well Supply Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Commemoration of the Gift (approx. half a mile away); Jacob J. Vandergrift (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Reid Gas Engine Company (approx. half a mile away); Cornplanter (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Cornplanter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Patrick C. Boyle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles Lockhart (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oil City.
 
Also see . . .
John Dewey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
2. John Dewey Marker
 John Dewey at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Education
 
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By Eva Watson-Schütze, 1902
3. John Dewey
University of Chicago
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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