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Lewisburg in Union County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Lowry

 
 
Robert Lowry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Robert Lowry Marker
Inscription. The famed hymn-writer lived in this house, 1869-75. Here, some of his best known hymns were written. His music was sung in many foreign lands. One of his works is, "Shall We Gather at the River." Lowry died in 1899.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 57.523′ N, 76° 52.891′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of University Avenue and Gateway Drive, on the right when traveling north on University Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 University Avenue, Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Underground Railroad (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ludwig Derr (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union County (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Tasker H. Bliss (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catholic Chapel (approx. half a mile away); Lewisburg Cross-Cut Canal (approx. half a mile away); Bucknell University (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bucknell University (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bucknell University: Rev. Robert Lowery, DD
Wide view of the Robert Lowry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Robert Lowry Marker
The marker stands in front of the Lowry House on the campus of Bucknell University. The restored building now houses the university's Psychological Services.
. (Submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Wholesome Words: Robert Lowry: Baptist Preacher and Hymn Writer. (Submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Robert Lowry at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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