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Waynesburg in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Waynesburg College

 
 
Waynesburg College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. Waynesburg College Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Chartered by the State in 1850. One of the first two colleges in Pennsylvania to grant degrees to women, in 1857.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 53.926′ N, 80° 11.4′ W. Marker is in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of North Richhill Street and West Wayne Street, on the right when traveling south on North Richhill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesburg PA 15370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Park (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Waynesburg College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greene County Civil War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Company K, 110th U.S. Infantry (10th PA) World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greene County (approx. mile away); Greene County World War I Memorial (approx. mile away); Greene County Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Site of First Court in Greene County (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesburg.
 
Categories. Education
 
Waynesburg College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. Waynesburg College Marker
<i>Main Buiding, Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by I. Robbins & Son, circa 1927
3. Main Buiding, Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, Pa.
<i>Waynesburg College - Waynesburg, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by the Holmestead Bro's Co., circa 1913
4. Waynesburg College - Waynesburg, Pa.
Miller Hall is a historic building located on the campus of Waynesburg University at Waynesburg in Greene County, Pennsylvania. It is located directly to the east of Hanna Hall. It was built between 1879 and 1899, and is a three-story, brick and sandstone building in the Second Empire-style. It has a mansard roof and measures 158 feet long and 54 feet wide, with an 86 feet long and 50 feet wide cross-section. It was named for Alfred Brashear Miller, President of Waynesburg College from 1859 to 1899. The building has housed administrative offices, classrooms, a laboratory, library, and chapel. The building also houses Alumni Hall and the "Martin Room." It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It is included in the Waynesburg Historic District. - Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2015.
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