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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 MarkersJacob C. White Jr.

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His house is gone, but the lot is a playground!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHenry George

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I think, Henry believed in taxing the land only, not what was on it!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWalnut Lane Bridge - Germantown

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$240,000 was originally committed to the project, the figure rose to nearly $260,000 by completion (equivalent to nearly $6 million in 2008).

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBattle of Germantown

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Four three pounder cannons, set up out of musket range, fired shots against the mansion. However, the thick walls of Cliveden withstood the bombardments.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohnson House (The)

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Operates today as a museum and open to the public. Wasn't open when I was here, darn!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOra Washington (1899-1971)

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Tennis any one???

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEbenezer Maxwell Mansion

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The cost of the land and the house: $10,000!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoseph Miller Huston (1866 - 1940)

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He may have been the architect of the Capitol building,but he was also one of the people convicted in connection to the Pennsylvania State Capitol graft scandal.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDr. Mary Davis Ridgway

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I think history has forgotten Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway. I can find no info on her!!!!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: 8/28/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhiladelphia College of Textiles and Science

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In a historic move, the Board of Trustees voted to change the College's name to Philadelphia University, the first private university to be named exclusively after the City of Philadelphia.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWalnut Lane Bridge - Roxborough

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$240,000 was originally committed to the project, the figure rose to nearly $260,000 by completion (equivalent to nearly $6 million in 2008).

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: 10/27/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersConnie Mack

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"Grand Old Man of Baseball." or you can call me by my birth name, Cornelius McGillicuddy, Sr.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLouisa May Alcott

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Born in Germantown and lived here till the ripe old age of 2!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRoy Campanella

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How could a Philly boy play for the Dodgers????

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWissahickon Boys Club

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This boys club was orginially called Pulaskitown Free Kindergarten and it served children of newly freed slaves.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersShibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium

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Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth hit homeruns out of the park! The stadium is now the home of a church!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSadie T.M. Alexander

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First black woman to be admited to the bar and first to get a PHD!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersC. DeLores Tucker (1927-2005)

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She may have been a Secretary of State, but she hit a very sour note with rappers! Ms. Tucker dedicated much of the last few years of her life to removing sexually explicit lyrics from rap and hip-hop tracks.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersChurch of the Advocate

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Gothic Revival church! She's a beauty but it was too dark for pics!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLiberation of Jane Johnson (The)

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She found her freedom in Philadelphia!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2009

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCharles Lockhart (1818-1905)

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Lockhart, Frew & Co.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2009

last visited: 5/29/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersENIAC

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The good old days of computers with tubes!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn Penn's Home - PLAQUE

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Last Colonial Governor of Pennsylvania

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWills Eye Institute

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Almost 200 year old!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWalnut Street Theatre

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I think I saw my first play here! Phantom of the Opera

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: 8/5/2012

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