Civil War Institute
Many music and art students at Gettysburg College would recognize the name Schmucker as their building, or affectionately their ‘home,’ on campus. Alumni might even remember Schmucker Hall as their library. However, if asked who founded Gettysburg College, most students and alumni would probably not know his name. Fortunately, our campus is celebrating Founders Day this week to remember those, including our founder Samuel Simon Schmucker, who helped make our college #Gettysburgreat. [excerpt]
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Sutter, Meg A., "“A National Sin”: Samuel Simon Schmucker, Founder of Gettysburg College, on the Peculiar Institution" (2016). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 159.