Conklin Hall

Conklin Hall (HME)

Location: Mont Alto, PA 17237 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.48', W 77° 32.468'

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Built 1907-1909 by the students of early forestry classes from trees and sandstone in the nearby hills, Conklin Hall served as a dormitory until 1989. It was named for Robert Conklin, the Pennsylvania Commissioner of Forestry who supervised its construction. In the early days, it included classrooms and a wood laboratory. Renovated 1993-1994 with support from alumni, local businesses and industries, and the University, it reopened in 1994 as a student center.

One early yearbook said of Conklin Hall: "No matter what the future, the days here will be the ones remembered when age brings quiet contemplation."
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HM NumberHME
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByPenn State University
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282575 N 4413237
Decimal Degrees39.84133333, -77.54113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.48', W 77° 32.468'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 28.80" N, 77° 32' 28.08" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Campus Dr, Mont Alto PA 17237, US
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