Nittany Lion-Altoona Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285
N 40° 32.465 W 078° 24.584
17T E 719361 N 4491039
Quick Description: A half size version of the original Nittany Lion Shrine can be seen on the Altoona Branch Campus of PSU at Ivyside Park.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2021 3:20:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM14HPB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Nittany Lion became Penn State’s mascot in 1904. With lion shrines at all Penn State campuses, it is not only a popular photo opportunity but reminds us that WE ARE Penn State, no matter what our campus location.
Heinrich (Heinz) Warneke created this sculpture. A half sized version is located at each branch campus. The class of 1940 commissioned this sculpture.
School name: Penn State - Altoona

Artist: Heinrich (Heinz) Warneke

Year Created/Dedicated: 1940

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