Dickinson has a long history of creating the future.
Chartered in 1783 by Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a prominent Philadelphia physician, Dickinson was the first college established in the new United States of America.
Revolution was in the air when Benjamin Rush, a prominent Philadelphia physician, prepared the charter for Dickinson College in 1783.
This booklet, which was developed by students, offers a selective history of the college and is distributed each year to incoming students.
The Dickinson Archives & Special Collections has compiled several resources that trace the history of the college.
Hundreds of members of the Dickinson community gathered on the lawn in front of Old West for Charter Day 2014.
LGBT History Project earns accolades from national organization.
What was The Quarry before it was The Quarry?
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