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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 MarkersGlen Mills

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Not much left of the village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/10/2010

last visited: 7/7/2015

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: 10/7/2015

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 8/29/2015

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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: 6/27/2015

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

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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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersStephen Smith

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He worked in a lumberyard and bought his own freedom!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPrintz's (Old Swedes) Mill

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The birth place of Pennsylvania industry!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLaura Wheeler Waring

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She may have been a good artist, but she was a teacher at heart!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCrystal Bird Fauset

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First black woman elected to the state legislature!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGrand Battery, The

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No outward signs remain, but they do believe with a little digging they could find the foundation!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 8/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFirst African Presbyterian Church

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John Gloucester was such a popular preacher he out grew speaching in people's homes. So a street corner worked for him in good weather!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCommercial Digital Computer Birthplace

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Could they have ever dreamed that their computer would be laptop sized!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 2/6/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAlain Leroy Locke

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Spent most of his life teaching at Howard University, in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersIsaac Leeser

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OOphs, Rev. isn't correct! I think it should be Hazzen or cantor in the Jewish faith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCharles Albert "Chief" Bender - Carlisle, PA

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Historical Marker located on the grounds of the Carlisle Barracks - near the track & on the NE side of Ashburn Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/3/2010

last visited: 7/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGloria Dei Church ('Old Swedes')

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The sign is there! It's around the back, thru an alley,past the graveyard and to the left of the front door in a very small garden/graveyard behind a tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/31/2010

last visited: 8/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNew Century Guild

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It says it's the largest and oldest orgainization for women in the work force, but very info about it!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/31/2010

last visited: 8/29/2015

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