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Penn State birthplace honored with historical marker

A blue historical describing the founding of Penn State in front of the Centre Furnace Mansion.

The birthplace of Penn State was honored with the dedication of a historical marker, unveiled on Jan. 11 by the Centre County Historical Society and Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi. In 1855, the first steps to establish a school in Centre County laid the groundwork for the future university. The marker sits on the grounds of the Centre Furnace Mansion in State College.


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