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Governor Wolf Building (Easton High School)
Easton's former high school celebrates native son George Wolf, governor of Pennsylvania from 1829 to 1835, and a champion of universal free public education. A Renaissance essay in yellow brick, it sprawls around a bold tower that is capped by an open belvedere framed by Corinthian columns, a dramatic statement of the school's civic role. Its most beloved feature is its “Penny Arch,” the memorial gateway that was paid for by schoolchildren's pennies; the globe that surmounts it is of Scottish granite.
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