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Alfred in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Statue of King Alfred The Great

(A.D. 849-899)

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
1. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
Inscription. was provided through the generosity of Stephen Clarke Saunders '58 and Barbara Potter Saunders '60, and was dedicated in September 1990 as a remembrance of the heritage of Alfred University and as a memorial to the "Education King." William Underhill, Sculptor
 
Erected 1990 by Alfred University.
 
Location. 42° 15.232′ N, 77° 47.271′ W. Marker is in Alfred, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is on Saxon Drive mile east of South Main Street when traveling east. Touch for map. Statue is on the grounds of Alfred University, directly ahead by walkway at the western terminus of Saxon Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Alfred NY 14802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alumni Hall, Alfred University (within shouting distance of this marker); The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at the Allen-Steinheim Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hornellsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Oldest House in Steuben County (approx. 8.7 miles away); Hurlbut House (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Alfred University. (Submitted on July 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
2. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
Marker is on the rear of the pedestal; view of rear and left sides.

 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
3. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
Wide rear view towards Saxon Drive. Alfred University is on the east side of Alfred; SUNY Alfred is on the west.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
4. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
View walking from end of Saxon Drive.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
5. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
Distant northward view.
This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
6. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
Long southward view towards Alumni Hall in the background, the oldest building on campus.
This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
7. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
8. This Statue of King Alfred The Great Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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