The Pennsylvania Chatauqua

The Pennsylvania Chatauqua (HM1L0J)

Location: Mount Gretna, PA 17064 Lebanon County
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N 40° 14.897', W 76° 28.276'

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One of over 200 Chautauquas created as part of a late 19th , early 20th C. movement that began in 1874 at Lake Chatauqua, NY. It grew to include many programs in the arts, sciences and religion and sought to educate people of all social standings. The PA Chautauqua opened here in 1892 on land that was later purchased from industrialist Robert Coleman; over time a number of public buildings were constructed to further its mission.
HM NumberHM1L0J
Year Placed2002
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 374866 N 4456352
Decimal Degrees40.24828333, -76.47126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.897', W 76° 28.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 53.82" N, 76° 28' 16.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near PA-117, Mount Gretna PA 17064, US
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