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William Watts Folwell

 
 
William Watts Folwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
1. William Watts Folwell Marker
Inscription.
Birthplace of
William Watts Folwell
1833-1929
A pioneer of culture
First president of
University of Minnesota

 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 43.736′ N, 76° 53.494′ W. Marker is in Romulus, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is at the intersection of State Route 96A (New York State Route 96A) and Smith Vineyard Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 96A. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Romulus NY 14541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U. S. Naval Training Station & Center 1942-1946 (within shouting distance of this marker); Honoring the Over 100 Dispossessed Families (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Air Force Training Base (about 400 feet away); The Sampson State Park Experience (about 500 feet away); Jets Go To War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Anchors Aweigh (approx. 0.7 miles away); Portal to Air Power (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sampson Naval Training Base World War II Honored Dead (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romulus.
 
Also see . . .  William Watts Folwell - University of Minnesota
William Watts Folwell Marker approach from the south image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
2. William Watts Folwell Marker approach from the south
. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Education
 
William Watts Folwell Marker approach from the north image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
3. William Watts Folwell Marker approach from the north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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