Penn State History

  • Bellefonte February 22nd, 1855

    To the Executive Committee of the Penna. State Agricultural Society

    Gentlemen

    Feeling a deep interest in the early and efficient organization of the Farmers High School of Pennsylvania, I have observed with pleasure that the Legislature […]

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  • Centre Furnace ironmasters James Irvin and Moses Thompson’s longest-lasting contribution to the economic well-being of Centre County was not iron, but support of agriculture and education. In 1855 their offer of land and money beat out six other counties vying […]

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