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Mont Alto in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Penn State Mont Alto Campus

 
 
Penn State Mont Alto Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 14, 2016
1. Penn State Mont Alto Campus Marker
Inscription. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1893 purchased the surrounding lands from the Mont Alto Iron Co. The State Forest Academy was established in 1903 on this site and in 1929 was merged with the Penn State's School of Forestry. Mont Alto continued offering the freshmen year of the forestry curriculum until 1963, when it expanded its academic program and became a commonwealth campus.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 39° 50.498′ N, 77° 32.566′ W. Marker is in Mont Alto, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from Campus Drive 0.1 miles north of Park Street (Pennsylvania Route 233), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the campus of Penn State Mont Alto. Marker is in this post office area: Mont Alto PA 17237, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conklin Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); George H. Wirt (about 600 feet away); John Brown Raid (about 700 feet away); Captain John E. Cook (about 700 feet away); Ralph Elwood Brock (about 700 feet away); Pennsylvania State Forest Academy
Penn State Mont Alto Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 14, 2016
2. Penn State Mont Alto Campus Marker
(about 700 feet away); Chestnut Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); Snow Hill Cloister (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mont Alto.
 
Also see . . .  Penn State Mont Alto Campus. (Submitted on January 14, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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