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Lincoln University in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln University

 
 
Lincoln University Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Lincoln University Marker
Inscription. Chartered as Ashmun Institute, April 29, 1854. Founded by Rev. John Miller Dickey for the purpose of providing liberal higher education for people of African ancestry in America. In 1866, it became Lincoln University, interracial and international.
 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.636′ N, 75° 55.677′ W. Marker is in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike 0.1 miles north of Maple Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln University PA 19352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hosanna Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hopewell Bell Tower (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hopewell Historic District (approx. 5.2 miles away); Thomas McKean (approx. 5.3 miles away); William C. Sproul (approx. 5.8 miles away); Ann Preston, M.D. (approx. 6.2 miles away); Blue Ball Tavern (approx. 7.6 miles away in Maryland); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.9 miles away in Maryland).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lincoln University website. (Submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Marker sits in front of this building. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Marker sits in front of this building.
House recently burned. Probably an original building of Lincoln University.

2. Lincoln University - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationNotable Persons
 
One of Lincoln's modern buildings. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
3. One of Lincoln's modern buildings.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,243 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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