State College Historical Marker Dedicated at “Lincoln Hall”

April 20, 2012

A State College Historical Marker is dedicated at “Lincoln Hall,” the former boarding home for colored male students from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.  Lincoln Hall served as an unofficial colored dormitory and sanctuary for early African American Penn State students. The ceremony was held at the119 North Barnard Street location, and included two of the three surviving former Lincoln Hall residents, Clayton Wilson III ‘49 and Wally Triplett ‘49