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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 MarkersPennsylvania Historical Markers - Pennsylvania (on US 219)

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As you enter Pennsylvania, this plaque can be viewed from an exit off of the US 219 highway. It is the same plaque as found at many other border crossings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 7/4/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJane Grey Swisshelm

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She had a mind and wasn't afraid to use it!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHomestead Strike Victims

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I'm glad someone knows where the graves are, I couldn't find them!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHomestead Grays View

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This team was in continuous operation for 38 seasons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 7/14/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMary Harris "Mother" Jones

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Mary Harris "Mother" Jones claimed to be 7 years older than she really was to give the impression she was your Mother. She called the workers "her boys"!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 7/18/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCarnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team

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I couldn't understand a library with a swim team, but they won Olympic metals. It was Carneigie's special library and he built it for his workers!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHomestead Strike

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The plant was making good money for the owners and they wanted the workers to take a 22% decrease! Does that sound fair!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 6/19/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGreat Steel Strike of 1919, The

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On strike!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDelaware Canal - New Hope, PA

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A maker in the historic district, just before the famous bridge. The marker overlooks a canal, being on the opposite side of the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/21/2010

last visited: 12/19/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMollie Woods Hare - Langhorne, PA

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This blue historic marker sits on a residential road, and is located at the entrance to Crestwood Manor, located at 335 S. Bellevue Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/21/2010

last visited: 9/22/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAugust Wilson (1945-2005)

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1900s - Gem of the Ocean (2003) 1910s - Joe Turner's Come and Gone (1988) 1920s - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984) - set in Chicago 1930s - The Piano Lesson (1990) - Pulitzer Prize[3] 1940s - Seven Guitars (1995) 1950s - Fences (1987) - Pulitzer Prize[3] 1960s - Two Trains Running (1991) 1970s - Jitney (1982) 1980s - King Hedley II (1999) 1990s - Radio Golf (2005

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersArt Blakey (1919-1990)

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Jazz is not my cup of tea, but I know alot of people like it!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWashington and Jefferson College

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I have a twin sign, just around the corner! Surprise!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: 6/6/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRadnor Meeting House

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They are use when this center for Friends started!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoshua Humphrey

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Old Ironsides, I've been aboard her!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOld Haverford Friends' Meeting

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Still going since 1684!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThomas Massey House

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The house is open for tours each Sunday from the last Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October between 1pm and 4pm with the exception of holiday weekends or by appointment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: 1/2/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe Hilldale Athletic Club (The Darby Daisies)

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Play ball!!!!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSellers Hall

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First permanent home in Upper Darby!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAbraham L. Pennock

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He was a patron of the arts, it seem fitting his home should become a library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThomas Garrett

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According to Thomas Garrett, himself, he ONLY helped 2,700 slaves to freedom!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDr. George Smith

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Good luck finding this sign! It down a lane that looks like someone private driveway!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSpringfield Friends Meeting

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Meeting here since 1686!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn Chadd's House - PLAQUE

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Elizabeth Chadd, John's wife, stayed in the house during the Battle of Brandywine. John had died years before. She hid her sliver spoons in her apron everyday so they wouldn't get stolen!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: 12/22/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMarcus Hook

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Call me Marcus Hook or New Sweden Trading Post or Chammassungh or Finlan or even Marites Hoeck, it's still the same place

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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