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New Wilmington in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Westminster College

 
 
Westminster College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 30, 2011
1. Westminster College Marker
Inscription. Founded by the Associate, now United Presbyterian, Church. Chartered 1852. One of first two colleges in Pennsylvania to grant degrees to women, and the first to grant them the A. B. degree, in 1857.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 7.353′ N, 80° 19.976′ W. Marker is in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Neshannock Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 208) and North Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 158), on the right when traveling west on Neshannock Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Wilmington PA 16142, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnston Tavern (approx. 6 miles away); Neshannock Potato (approx. 6.1 miles away); Harbor Creek (approx. 7.1 miles away); Lawrence County (approx. 8.1 miles away); Clay Furnace (approx. 8.4 miles away); Warner Brothers' First Theater (approx. 8.5 miles away); General Hugh Mercer (approx. 8.7 miles away); Mercer County (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Westminster College. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Westminster College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 30, 2011
2. Westminster College Marker

2. Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (Submitted on December 30, 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 December 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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