Moses Thompson

Moses Thompson (HMZEG)

Location: State College, PA 16801 Centre County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 48.376', W 77° 50.557'

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Partner in Centre Furnace with James Irvin and instrumental in the selection of the site for the establishment of Penn State on furnace company land. Thompson resided here at the mansion for 49 years and hosted many trustee meetings and college guests. He served as Penn State's Treasurer, 1867-74. He was the largest landowner in the county at the time of his death in 1891. Much of his land was eventually acquired by the university.
Placed ByPenn State Alumni Association
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 8:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 260218 N 4521140
Decimal Degrees40.80626667, -77.84261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 48.376', W 77° 50.557'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 48' 22.56" N, 77° 50' 33.42" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-34 Porter Rd, State College PA 16801, US
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