The 1984 Williamsport Area High School basketball team was the school's first state championship basketball squad. With the tagline "Millionaire Magic," the team, led by head coach Pete White, Sr., and assistants Lynn Datres and Larry Moore, went . . . — — Map (db m177730) HM
This gateway is erected by
the Citizens of Williamsport
to the memory of
A. Boyd Cummings
in appreciation of his gift of
City of Williamsport
in loving memory of his sister
Jane . . . — — Map (db m159301) HM
The L.L. Stearns & Sons department store actually consisted of two separate buildings along with several additions. On this wall and the adjoining wall of the plaza are several artifacts from the facades of the Stearns buildings. The porcelain . . . — — Map (db m120627) HM
Constructed in 1980
The Avco-Lycoming Metal Trades Center, a welding and metal trades instructional laboratory, is positioned at the northwest end of a pedestrian mall that runs south from West Third Street through the heart of the campus.
The . . . — — Map (db m122300) HM
Constructed in 1939
The Bardo Gymnasium, originally built as part of Williamsport High School, is named in honor of an administrator at Williamsport Area Community College, a forerunner of Penn College.
The gym hosts intercollegiate and . . . — — Map (db m120850) HM
Bill provided exceptional commentary for over five decades, covering Lycoming College athletics and the Little League World Series. In recognition of his service, the press box section at Little League Volunteers Stadium was named in his honor . . . — — Map (db m120664) HM
Alexander began his career in the World Karting Association (champion 1992, East Series) and the Micro-Sprint Series (1993, 48 wins) before eventually earning ARCA Rookie of the Year (1996). In 1997, Alexander competed in the NASCAR Busch Series and . . . — — Map (db m177732) HM
In a Susquehanna River log drive, tens of thousands of logs floated downstream like a freight train on water. Without some means of diverting them to riverside millyards, they'd surge right out to the Chesapeake Bay. Williamsport, settled along a . . . — — Map (db m191994) HM
Built 1926. Long noted as Pennsylvania's oldest operating minor league baseball park and the nation's second oldest. The first professional game here was played April 27, 1926, between the Williamsport Grays and the Negro league Harrisburg Giants. . . . — — Map (db m43535) HM
Constructed in 1986
The Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center is dedicated in honor of the first president of Pennsylvania College of Technology.
The center, which helped redefine the future of the institution decades ago, remains . . . — — Map (db m122446) HM
Constructed in 1993
The Bush Campus Center offers vital student services and activities. Developing social and leadership skills, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and preparing for the world of work are important aspects of student life that . . . — — Map (db m122459) HM
Constructed in 1980
The Carl Building Technologies Center provides instructional laboratories and classrooms for programs related to building construction, service, and maintenance.
Skills students learn here often are applied off campus, onto . . . — — Map (db m120847) HM
Founder of Little League Baseball and Commissioner through 1955. Stotz developed the Little League idea in 1938; in the next year three teams played 24 games. It was at this site that Stotz established field distances for the pre-teenage players. . . . — — Map (db m43493) HM
"How would you like to play on a regular team with uniforms, a new ball for every game, and bats you can really swing?" Carl asked his nephews.
After Carl received 56 sponsorship rejections, his perseverance triumphed, and in 1939 his dream became . . . — — Map (db m120948) HM
In August of 1938, Carl E. Stotz, Little League's founder, brought ten boys ages nine to twelve to this very site and laid out the dimensions for a baseball diamond suitable for youth their age. The bases were newspaper, the distance between them . . . — — Map (db m120970) HM
Stotz was the founder of Little League baseball. His vision was to give children the opportunity to emulate their Major League heroes. In 1939, his dream gave rise to the worlds largest youth sports organization. He spent years growing the league . . . — — Map (db m177700) HM
As part of the yearlong Centennial celebration at Pennsylvania College of Technology, three large-scale installations were created by artists with the help of students to enrich the outdoor environment of the campus.
Ceramics instructor David . . . — — Map (db m122323) HM
Peter Wolf Toth was born one of eleven children, December 1947, in the newly formed Republic of Hungary. His early childhood was influenced by the hardships his fellow countrymen were experiencing after World War II. During an uprising in . . . — — Map (db m120650) HM
Erected by the
People of Lycoming Co.
under the auspices of
The Grand Army
of the Republic
to the memory of
Their Heroic Dead
who Fell in Defence
of the Union
1861 to 1865 . . . — — Map (db m119622) WM
Constructed in 2003
The closing of a factory adjacent to campus and the generosity of company executives led to the development of College Avenue Labs.
In 2001, Hon Industries Inc. offered Penn College a generous gift-purchase agreement after . . . — — Map (db m122368) HM
Muthler was the two-time PIAA state wrestling champion at 133 and 138 pounds while wrestling for Jersey Shore Area High School in 1970 and 1971. He later went on to wrestle at the United States Naval Academy, winning the NCAA National Wrestling . . . — — Map (db m177697) HM
German-born publisher of the Sunday Grit, for many years a national “family newspaper.” He founded it in 1882; this site was its home after 1889. He built Grit on a “good news” concept, an appeal to rural . . . — — Map (db m43521) HM
Paddle the West Branch of the Susquehanna River where immense log drives once flowed. Gaze upon distant galaxies in ink-black skies. Search for traces of a logging ghost town. Watch an osprey plunge into the Allegheny River and emerge with a fish . . . — — Map (db m191950) HM
Throughout much of the 20th century, Williamsport shoppers found everything they needed right downtown, from fresh farm produce to clothing, home furnishings, books, and gifts. L.L. Stearns & Sons department store, on this . . . — — Map (db m120637) HM
Carl Stotz (1910-1972) a lifelong Williamsport resident, was the founder of Little League Baseball. As he later told it, Stotz, a lumberyard clerk, was playing a backyard game of catch with his nephews when he came up with the idea. "How would . . . — — Map (db m187598) HM
Dr. Hale served as President of Little Leagueฎ International from 1973 until 1994. He oversaw expansion of the Little League program, the creation of Little League Softballฎ and the Little League Challenger Divisionฎ. He was appointed Chief . . . — — Map (db m177733) HM
Designated as a tribute
Dr. Randall F. Hipple
for his commitment to the City
of Williamsport and its heritage.
During his 34 consecutive years of
service (1972-2005) as a member of
Williamsport City Council,
he strongly . . . — — Map (db m119654) HM
Ott had an eight-year career in Major League Baseball, mainly as a catcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He helped lead the 1979 We are Family Pirates to the World Series, where he batted .333. Following his Major League career, he served as a . . . — — Map (db m177699) HM
Constructed in 1999
Built by students in construction-related programs, the Field House is a practice and competition arena for the Penn College Wildcats athletic teams.
Home to various student activities and special campus and community . . . — — Map (db m122375) HM
With 257 wins, Girardi ranks 15th all-time among NCAA football coaches as of 2016. He led Lycoming College to the Division III championship game in 1990 and 1997, and has 13 MAC titles and 11 division playoff berths. Girardi is a 2016 inductee . . . — — Map (db m120546) HM
The Fultz Quadrangle is named in honor of trustee
emeritus Daniel G. Fultz '57 '01H for his lifetime of
service, dedication and philanthropy to
In 1961, Dan Fultz, as assistant business manager,
planted the oak saplings . . . — — Map (db m159363) HM
Brown, an NFL running back for eight seasons with the Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers, and New York Giants, averaged 4.2 yards per carry and ran for over 1,000 yards twice in his career. While at Williamsport Area High School, he was named the . . . — — Map (db m177687) HM
Chrisman is the voice of sports broadcasting for the Williamsport region. A graduate of Williamsport Area High School, he returned permanently to Williamsport in 1975 after earning a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Miami. In 1987, he was . . . — — Map (db m120680) HM
A tribute to Gold Star Families and Relatives
who sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom
This monument honors, recognizes, and serves Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while . . . — — Map (db m200258) WM
Constructed in 1984
The Hager Lifelong Education Center is dedicated in honor of a former state legislator, who was a strong supporter of the institution when it was a community college.
Following an extensive renovation, the Hager Lifelong . . . — — Map (db m122303) HM
Spooner quarterbacked Navy's 1960 football squad to a 9-1 regular season record, ranking 4th in the AP Poll and earning a trip to the Orange Bowl. Following that season, Spooner was named an All-East Selection as well as an Honorable Mention . . . — — Map (db m198043) HM
Losch was a first round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1956. He excelled at football at Williamsport High School before going on to play at the University of Miami. Losch was a member of the Maynard Midgets, champions of the first Little . . . — — Map (db m177692) HM
James Vanduzee Brown
Carile Higgins Brown
1831-1902 Member of DAR
The inspiration for the library came
from the Lycoming Chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolution.
It opened in 1907. It has long served . . . — — Map (db m159377) HM
This tablet is erected by
the Citizens of Williamsport
to the memory of
Jane Cummings Brandon
in whose beloved memory
was given to the
City of Williamsport
by her brother
A. Boyd Cummings . . . — — Map (db m159303) HM
To the lasting memory of John Franklin Meginness 16 Jul. 1827 11 Nov. 1899 Journalist Author He labored for posterity Lycoming County Historian Veteran Mexican & Civil Wars — — Map (db m198055) HM WM
In 1921, Bower founded and organized America's oldest Sunday school basketball league. The league is still in operation today and is known locally as the "Bower League." He helped organize the first Boy Scout troop in Lycoming County in 1919. Over . . . — — Map (db m120699) HM
In 1966, Wilcox became the first American bowler to win a World Cup title. He was inducted into the Pennsylvania State Bowlers Association Hall of Fame in 1998 and the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 1999. His 885 series in 1972 stood as . . . — — Map (db m120656) HM
Dedicated on the 29th day of October 1998 by Mayor Steven W. Cappelli as a lasting tribute to United States Congressman Joseph M. McDade and his commitment to the revitalization of the City of Williamsports central business district. During his 18 . . . — — Map (db m177755) HM
Essayist, teacher, and author, her work, The Curse of Caste, is considered to be among the first published novels by an African American woman. In 1865, it was serialized in the African Methodist Episcopal Christian Recorder, a . . . — — Map (db m74272) HM
Mazzante was a three-time Kodak All-American basketball star at Penn State University, and formerly held the Big Ten scoring record for both men and women. A graduate of Montoursville Area High School, she is a four-time all-state basketball . . . — — Map (db m120686) HM
Sawyer served as the voice of Williamsport High School football and basketball, and Lycoming College football. Since 1971, he has broadcast hundreds of Little League World Series games. In 1991, he was presented with the Ray Keyes Sports Award . . . — — Map (db m120665) HM
The naming of this bandshell was
dedicated on the 25th day of April 2008
by Mayor Gabriel J. Campana, Ed.D. as a
lasting tribute to Dr. Kenneth L. Cooper.
Dr. Cooper, a local physician, has served
with distinction as a member of the . . . — — Map (db m159305) HM
Constructed in 1914, wing added in 1934
The Klump Academic Center is the most historic landmark still in use on campus. The building opened in 1914 as Williamsport High School.
Adult vocational classes, held in the high school basement, led to . . . — — Map (db m120849) HM
Dedicated to those from Lycoming County who
made the supreme sacrifice and those officially
listed as Missing in Action.
Claude H. Williamson Donald E. Fisher James E. DeFrain Jr.
Lawrence K. DeSau George Flad Lloyd A. Willits . . . — — Map (db m200348) HM
In 1850 Laten Legg Stearns, a farmer from Massachusetts, came to Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, and opened his first store - L.L. Stearns. Shortly after the Civil War, he moved his merchandise by raft down the Susquehanna River to Williamsport, . . . — — Map (db m120636) HM
Kelley was a multi-sport athlete at Williamsport High School before going on to Yale University, where he excelled in baseball, basketball, and football. During the 1936 football season he dazzled on offense with 17 catches for 372 yards and 4 . . . — — Map (db m177688) HM
Constructed in 1984
Translated as "the young chef," Le Jeune Chef is a restaurant that presents a fine-dining experience at the heart of the Pennsylvania College of Technology campus.
Open to the public, the restaurant offers a gourmet menu and . . . — — Map (db m122327) HM
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or . . . — — Map (db m177751) HM
is a project undertaken by the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce through its Lycoming County Visitors Bureau programming in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Little League Baseball and its history here in the . . . — — Map (db m120539) HM
Lycoming College is a private, undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences. It is one of the fifty oldest colleges and universities in the country and holds the distinction of being co-educational since its founding in 1812. Begun as . . . — — Map (db m120552) HM
Incorporated in 1943 and founded by Herbert F. Allison, Lycoming Construction Company occupied this area from 1943-80.
Lycoming Construction helped form the infrastructure of America by building many sections of the Pennsylvania interstate . . . — — Map (db m122440) HM
Formed April 13, 1795 out of Northumberland County. The name (from a Delaware Indian word) honors Lycoming Creek. Williamsport, the County Seat, became a borough , 1806, and a city, 1866. Once a great lumbering center. Birthplace of Little League . . . — — Map (db m43520) HM
Constructed in 2006
The Madigan Library offers a large collection of resources and relaxing spaces to serve students and community needs.
The 1,000-seat facility provides excellent facilities for reading, studying, and conducting research. In . . . — — Map (db m122461) HM
Constructed in 1999
Most visitors enter the sprawling, 120-plus acre campus through the main entrance, which is marked by pillars, banners, creative landscaping, water features, and a commemorative brick walkway.
Two of the most modern . . . — — Map (db m122469) HM
This torpedo is one of 14000 built between 1939 and 1946 and
used on U.S. Fleet type submarines in World War Two.
It is 21 feet long and 21 inches in diameter. It once carried
a quarter ton explosive charge and weighs 2700 pounds. . . . — — Map (db m200421) HM WM
Williamsport founder Michael Ross established this Market Square as the commercial hub of his town. The Square was for many years the location of the Curbside Market, which moved indoors in 1931 and became Williamsport Growers Market. The Square . . . — — Map (db m120534) HM
Mussina spent 18 years in Major League Baseball, winning 270 games during his career with the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. Mussina was a seven-time Gold Glove winner and a five-time American League All-Star. A multi-sport star at . . . — — Map (db m177698) HM
To the south of this marker stood Old Main, the first and only building on campus for much of the nineteenth centyry. It contained student rooms, administrative and faculty offices, a chapel, classrooms, the library, and the residence of the . . . — — Map (db m159319) HM
The Oliver Sterling Metzler Gate
donated in 1939
by an alumnus of Dickinson Seminary
is opened by tradition once each year
for the Commencement Procession.
We hereby honor all whose paths
have crossed this threshold
A gift of the Class . . . — — Map (db m159359) HM
Getting goods and people to and from Williamsport in the early 1800s was no easy feat. Roads were few and often impassible. The West Branch of the Susquehanna served as a "water highway" for Williamsport's citizens who numbered just 60 in 1806. . . . — — Map (db m191999) HM
As executive director of the former Bethune-Douglass Community Center, Mitchell was an inspiration to the black community and the community at large for nearly 40 years. He was instrumental in organizing and coaching numerous youth sports teams. . . . — — Map (db m120689) HM
Constructed in 1970
The Parkes Automotive Technology Center at Penn College is one of the oldest postsecondary automotive instructional programs in the nation; classes were first offered nearly a century ago.
Major industry sponsors attest to . . . — — Map (db m122381) HM
Mayer has served as an educator, coach, sports broadcaster, and sports trainer in the Williamsport area for over four decades. In 1988, he was named the National Secondary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He retired from Pennsylvania . . . — — Map (db m120675) HM
This Peace Tower is dedicated
to the Glory of God, and to the
common humanity that makes us one.
It is given in memory of my parents,
Shizuo and Masuo Yasui, who immigrated
to this country in the year 1902,
seeking a new life in . . . — — Map (db m159372) HM
Owner, lumber mills, and president, Susquehanna Boom. A key player in making this city the “lumber capital of the world.” He invented the “herdic,” a rear-entry carriage, and erected many buildings here on Millionaire's Row. . . . — — Map (db m43536) HM
The Preachers' Aid Society was established in 1869 at the first meeting of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The society was formed to provide support to needy ministers, their wives, widows and children. Among . . . — — Map (db m159317) HM
Long-time Williamsport Sun Gazette Sports Editor, Keyes covered Little League Baseball from its inception in 1939 and the Little League World Series from 1947 until his passing in 1988. Keyes was the first winner of Little League's Howard Hartman . . . — — Map (db m177742) HM
SSG Joseph E. Suponcic
December 15, 1999
SGT John L. Eichenlaub
Army Afghanistan - OEF
March 11, 2003
MSG Sean M. Thomas
March 27, 2007
LCpl Abram L. Howard
U.S. Marine Corps . . . — — Map (db m200264) WM
Constructed in 2006
An area of respite, reflection, and remembrance, the Remembrance Garden is located near the site of a former campus and community landmark.
For many years, the administrative headquarters of Williamsport Technical Institute . . . — — Map (db m122472) HM
Founded in Williamsport in 1831 and named for its honored director Daniel Repasz, it is one of the oldest American community bands. The band played at Lee's surrender at Appomattox in 1865 and at its 150th anniversary in 2015, and at Grant's Tomb . . . — — Map (db m145870) HM
The Loyalsock Township High School boys' basketball coach for more than 40 years, Insinger is the all-time winningest coach in the state of Pennsylvania, with over 800 victories. As of 2016, he has 12 District IV titles, 25 conference titles, and . . . — — Map (db m120544) HM
Site of the original home of city founder, Michael Ross. James and Carile Brown, benefactors of the local library, built their home here in 1875, which later became the residence of the Episcopal bishop and then a hospital. The building was . . . — — Map (db m120702) HM
James Russell built the first house in Williamsport on this site in 1796. It was a home, a tavern and the first Lycoming County Court House. Birthplace of the first child born in Williamsport. The Great Fire of 1871 destroyed the inn. — — Map (db m180193) HM
Rosato was a multi-sport star at Williamsport High School in the mid-1930s, and continued his exceptional football career at Villanova University. During his tenure as a running back with the NFLs Washington Redskins from 1945-47, he rushed for 620 . . . — — Map (db m177695) HM
Daring, brawn, and skill that's what Pennsylvania rivermen needed to deliver timber to market in the early 1800s. Men felled immense Eastern white pines, fastened them together into log rafts, and rode them down river to be used for shipbuilding . . . — — Map (db m191997) HM
Lycoming County has a rich sports history that goes beyond Little League Baseball. The county has produced nationally recognized professional athletes and local legends and heroes. The Sports Walk is dedicated to recognizing those from our area . . . — — Map (db m177756) HM
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