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Pennsylvania Historical Markers
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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 MarkersBenjamin Rush (1745-1813)

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Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/13/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRochambeau Route

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On Sept. 2, 1781, French and...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 6/15/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAndalusia

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Home for generations to the Biddle family, Andalusia is a National Historic Landmark and one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akaspikeylisa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/20/2009

last visited: 6/15/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersKatharine Drexel (1858-1955)

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Katharine dedicated her life and inheritance to the needs of oppressed Native Americans and Blacks, and was a vocal advocate of racial tolerance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akaspikeylisa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/20/2009

last visited: 6/15/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThomas Holme (1624-1695)

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Appointed by William Penn...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: 7/1/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGreenbelt Knoll

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The first racially integrated housing development in Philadelphia, and a model for the nation, was built in 1956 by Morris Milgram, a nationally recognized developer and civil rights proponent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennypack Creek Bridge

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Built circa 1697 at a Lenape Indian trail crossing, it is the oldest roadway bridge in continuous use in the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennepack Baptist Church

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It was founded in 1688 by Welsh and English Baptists led by Rev. Elias Keach who sought the religious freedom of William Penn's colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersKnowlton

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Country house designed by Frank Furness (1839-1912), one of the 19th century's most innovative architects.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHarold F. Pitcairn

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1897-1960 From boyhood airplanes had fascinated Harold Pitcairn. In 1916, he attended the Curtiss Flying School at Newport News, Virginia, and later graduated from the Army Air Cadet School in 1918. With a fellow aviation enthusiast, Agnew E. Larsen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 6/8/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBryn Athyn Cathedral

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Bryn Athyn Cathedral Historic Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member urpickle

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/2/2010

last visited: 6/8/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennsylvania - Bristol, PA

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This same historical sign sits at many state crossings. This one sits on Route 413, just over the Burlington Bristol Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/7/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln

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The train carrying the President-elect from Springfield, Ill., to his Inauguration in Washington, D.C., stopped briefly near this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoseph Ridgway Grundy (1863-1961)

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Joseph R. Grundy was a businessman active in the civic affairs of Bucks County and Pennsylvania who eventually served in the United States Senate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akaspikeylisa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 5/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWhitaker Mill Cider Grove

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An old mill, in Philadelphia?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/10/2008

last visited: 7/7/2013

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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 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 MarkersRevolutionary War Burial

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An interesting historic marker in a burial area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/8/2005

last visited: 5/9/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe Wall House (The Ivy)

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A PA historical Marker located Wall Park Dr. & Church Rd., Elkins Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member urpickle

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 8/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAbington Presbyterian Church

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A lot of patriots' final resting place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 5/8/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSt. Paul's Episcopal Church

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Oldest church building...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/10/2006

last visited: 8/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLucretia C. Mott

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Lucretia C. Mott must have been one busy woman. We can't thank her enough!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/31/2008

last visited: 8/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWyoming Branch of the Free Library

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The last library funded by noted philanthropist Andrew Carnegie opened here October 30, 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCamp William Penn

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Civil War African American Army Training Facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member whateverphl

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLanghorne Speedway

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Historical marker commemorating a former auto racetrack in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2008

last visited: 9/21/2013

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