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Augustus W. Cowles

 
 
Augustus W. Cowles Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
1. Augustus W. Cowles Monument
Inscription.
A Tribute to
Augustus W. Cowles
D.D. -- L.L.D
A pioneer in the
higher education
for women. From
1855-1889 revered
first president
of this, the first
women's college.
Erected in loving
memory by the
Alumnae.

 
Erected by Alumni of Elmira College.
 
Location. 42° 6.382′ N, 76° 49.517′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker can be reached from Walnut Street. Touch for map. Monument is located near Cowles's tombstone in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Walnut Street, Elmira NY 14905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); John W. Jones Museum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulaski Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. mile away); Confederate Burials (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery
Augustus W. Cowles Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
2. Augustus W. Cowles Monument
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Shohola Railroad Accident Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodlawn National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Also see . . .  Augustus W. Cowles - RootsWeb. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
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Augustus W. Cowles Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Augustus W. Cowles Monument
Augustus W. Cowles (1819-1913) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
4. Augustus W. Cowles (1819-1913)
Augustus W. Cowles Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
5. Augustus W. Cowles Tombstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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