On this day: Pennsylvania State University Founded

Pennsylvania State University was founded on the 22nd of February, 1855. At the time it was known as the Farmers’ High School of Pennsylvania. It is located in Centre County.

Old Main, part of the university, is photographed here in 1855.


Farmer's_High_School_and_Old_MainFarmer's High School, which is now the Old Main in Pennsylvania State University. 1855.


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