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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 MarkersBattle of Brandywine

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The battle ended just southwest of here at nightfall. With Howe and his troops holding the field, Washington's force withdrew to Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDilworthtown - PLAQUE

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The end is near!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2009

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!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 12/2/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBattle of Brandywine - Chester, PA

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On Sept. 11, 1777, an American force of about 11,000 men...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/28/2009

last visited: 7/22/2011

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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 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!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 12/22/2010

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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 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: 3/29/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGreat Minquas Path

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A road of the past!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: 11/4/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe Great Trail - Minquas or Susquehanna Indians- PLAQUE

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An early road!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFrederick Douglass (1818-1895)

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African American Abolitionist

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSconnelltown - PLAQUE

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Don't blink, you'll miss it!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 11/14/2010

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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 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!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 1/3/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennsylvania

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My home state!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSamuel Barber

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hum hum hum hum, I'm humming cause I don't know the words!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/14/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersStar of the West Tent No. Six

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African American women's orgainization

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLincoln Biography

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Abe Lincoln's biography printed here!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersChester County

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One of the 3 first Pennsylvania Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam Darlington

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A jack, I mean Bill, of all trades!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHorace Pippin

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Self taught black artist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersG. Raymond Rettew

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Pioneered the mass production of penicillin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 3/21/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWoman's Rights Convention of 1852

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Woman's Rights Convention

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoseph T. Rothrock

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Father of Pennsylvania State Forest!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGeneral Lafayette

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On July 26, 1825...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 9/10/2006

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