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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. Pennsylvania's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the Keystone State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBucknell University

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Near a tree at the entrance of the university, this roadside marker is in great shape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSodom School

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Marker located at the site of the Sodom school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IV_Warrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 9/23/2003

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLee Massacre

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Well, the Indians must've been angry about something!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersShikellamy

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Historical marker honoring Oneida indian Chief Shikellamy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThompson's Rifle Battalion

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Capt. John Lowdon company commander of this company of local recruits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersShikellamy

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Our Enlighter

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/3/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort Augusta

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Historic marker at site of Fort Augusta

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam Maclay

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Member of the first U.S. Senate

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 4/3/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNorthumberland County

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Historical marker noting the formation of Northumberland County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFirst electric lights

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First successful installation of three wire electric light system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDanville-Pottsville R.R.

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Historic site of Danville - Pottsville Railroad opened in 1835 operated on wood rails using horse power.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLorenzo da Ponte

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A librettist writes the words to an opera!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/4/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSunbury

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Incorporated March 24, 1797

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAlbany Pruchase

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Conrad Weiser and Chief Shikellamy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/4/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEvangelical Church

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This marker commemorates the first evangelical church in the United States. The actual church was located over four miles from the location of this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/20/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCoxey's Army

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Jacob S. Coxey led a march of unemployed workers on Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSusquehanna University

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Founded in 1858

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 6/14/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSchoch Blockhouse - Kreamer, PA

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Marker noting the site of an early pioneer refuge in what would eventually become Snyder County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/15/2008

last visited: 10/20/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSnyder County - Middleburg, PA

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Marker in front of the courthouse in Middleburg noting the origin of Snyder County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/15/2008

last visited: 6/14/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMontour County - Danville, PA

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Marker located in Danville - noting the origins of Montour County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 8/14/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersChristopher Sholes - Danville, PA

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Marker noting the connection between Danville & the inventor of the typewiter - the man responsible for 'QWERTY'!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 7/6/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFirst Iron Rails - Danville, PA

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Marker noting the site of the 1st rolling mill to manufacture iron RR rails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMuncy

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Historic villege of Muncy, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/9/2006

last visited: 1/9/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCapt. John Brady

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Capt. John Brady ambushed and died here in 1779.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/8/2006

last visited: 5/17/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDietrick Lamade - Williamsport, PA

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German-born publisher...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: never

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