Union College

Description

Union College was chartered in 1795. In 1813 college President Eliphalet Nott commissioned French architect Joseph Jacques Ramee to design a new campus. By 1875 Edward Tuckerman Potter, son-in-law of Eliphalet Nott, completed the magnificent Nott Memorial called for in Ramee’s original plans. Located on the NW side of the campus is the eight-acre Jackson Garden created by mathematics professor Isaac W. Jackson in 1831. Notable public figures who have attended Union College are William Henry Seward, Chester A. Arthur and James Earl “Jimmy” Carter.

Address

807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Lat/Long

42.81728200, -73.92992000
Visit Website
518-388-6000

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