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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 MarkersMartin Luther King, Jr.

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At Crozer Theological Seminary he struggled his first year, but graduated 1st in his class 3 years later.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOld Swedish Burial Ground

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Deeded to the city, but if the city doesn't keep it as a cemetery the land goes back to the church!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennsylvania

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My home state!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMartin Luther King, Jr.

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J. Pius Barbour was King's father away from home!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAmerican Viscose Co.

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It's not silk, it's rayon!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBattle of Brandywine

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A lost battle, but not a moral defeat! The men felt they fought hard poor reconnaissance information is what lost the battle!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 12/22/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCasimir Pulaski

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When Washington was retreating from the Battle of Brandywine, Casimir Pulaski covered his retreat! Thus saving George Washington's life. He was made an honorary citizen of the United States in 2009!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 12/22/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersColonial Gristmill

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A ninth generation Newlin saved and help preserve the mill started by his great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 6/23/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDr. Philip Jaisohn

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A busy man. Part doctor, part publisher, part diplomat, family man!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDelaware County

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What a beautiful county! I did enjoy looking for the signs!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 3/1/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoshua Pusey

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Hey, do you have a match! Pusey invented the paper matchbook!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersIvy Mills

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Did you ever wonder where Benjamin Franklin got his paper to print on? Well wonder not more! It was here at Ivy Mills!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 1/3/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGlen Mills

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Not much left of the village.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCashier's House

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A historic marker noting the location of the former residence of the cashier of the U.S. Bank of Pennsylvania.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/10/2010

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBeth Sholom Synagogue

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Pennsylvania Historical Marker, Beth Sholom Synagogue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member norm280

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: 6/13/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDr. Reifsnyder

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Dr. Reifsnyder was the first medical missionary to China and founded the first hospital in the country, the Margaret Williamson Hospital. This marker is located in a parking area across the street from her Perry County home.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: 7/12/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFanny M. Jackson Coppin

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She wanted to teach her people and she did for 40years.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOpportunities Industrialization Centers

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They have a philosophy of self-help and a system of developing the whole person.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersElizabeth T. Greenfield

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Greenfield's voice was full, resonant, and had remarkable range.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTommy Loughran (1902-1982)

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The Philly Phantom, stilled ranked by the Ring Magazine as one of the top 5 best fighters of all time in his division.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWissahickon Inn

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I use to have a split personality! Am I a school or am I an Inn? Now I'm just a school!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWashington Avenue Immigration Station

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100 miles from the ocean, it was owned and built by the railroad. So railroad tickets where available for sale!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWalnut Street Prison

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This prison was known as a "penitentiary" (from the Latin word for remorse). The Quakers believed that through reflection and repentance, inmates would give up crime and leave prison rehabilitated, If it where that easy!!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 7/30/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersVincent Persichetti

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Wow, he was teaching while still a student! He attended Curtis Institute as the teacher/student (which is harder to get into than Juilliard) and also was a teacher at Juilliard.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersVeterans Stadium

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"And now, Veterans Stadium is like a 3-1 pitch to Jim Thome or Mike Schmidt. It's on a looooooong drive...IT'S OUTTA HERE!!!" These where the last words said by Harry Kalas, the last time the satdium was used.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 8/13/2010

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