The land used to belong to Col. George Wiestling, a veteran of the Civil War who died in 1891. In 1903, the university was founded, but Wiestling is said to remain. A famous photograph taken in 1907 (one of the earliest ghost photos thought to be legitimate) shows a figure standing in front of what is now Wiestling Hall. Another ghost beside Wiestling is said to be here.
(Submitted by Chris Berglund)
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- 1 Campus Dr
Mont Alto, PA 17237
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- 39.8407473, -77.54336610000001
- Franklin County, Pennsylvania
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