Madison College (Pennsylvania)

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Madison College was an educational institution in Uniontown, Pennsylvania operated by the Methodist Episcopal Church.[1]

Henry Bidleman Bascom was the first president, 1827–29. Bishop Matthew Simpson, who gave the funeral speech at Abraham Lincoln's funeral, was an alumnus.[2]


  1. ^ Reynolds, G.T. (1902). "Madison College". In Haskins, Charles Homer; Hull, William Isaac. A History of Higher Education in Pennsylvania. Government Printing Office. pp. 155–7. 
  2. ^ Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson (1912). Philadelphia A History of the City and its People A Record of 225 Years (Volume 4). S.J. Clarke Publishing. pp. 5–9.