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

Bucknell University

 
 
Bucknell University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Bucknell University Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg by the Baptist Church. Named Bucknell University in 1886, honoring William Bucknell, donor and trustee. Degrees first conferred upon women students in 1885.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 57.125′ N, 76° 53.251′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Westbranch Highway (U.S. 15) and Moore Avenue on Westbranch Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. George Pomeroy Watrous (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moore Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Cameron (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of The College Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wendle Community Mausoleum (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of the Lewisburg Cemetery Office (approx. half a mile away); Lewisburg Witness Tree (approx. half a mile away); Robert Lowry (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Bucknell || Bucknell University. (Submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Wide view of the Bucknell University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Bucknell University Marker
The marker is located on the western edge of the Bucknell University, alongside northbound US-15. Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium stands in the background.

 
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The Campus of Bucknell University image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
3. The Campus of Bucknell University
 
 
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 530 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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