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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 MarkersLattimer Massacre

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Site of one of the worst Labor incidents in American History.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/11/2005

last visited: 9/14/2017

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHawk Mountain Sanctuary - Kempton, Pennsylvania

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This sign is on Hawk Mountain Road where the Lookout Trail crosses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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EE27.7 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhilip Ginter

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While hunting, Ginter discovered anthracite on Sharp Mountain here in 1791. He showed it to Col. Jacob Weiss, a prominent area settler.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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NN28.5 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWapwallopen

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Name of the former Indian town near the mouth of the Wapwallopen Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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NWNW29.6 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersColumbia County

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Marker Text: Formed March 22, 1813 out of Northumberland County. Named in honor of America. County seat, Bloomsburg, became this State's only incorporated town in 1870. A Friends meetinghouse was built at Catawissa about 1789. "Twin covered bridges" at Forks are a unique site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: 4/14/2015

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NWNW29.8 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort Wheeler

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Fort Wheeler Historical Marker is located along Pa route 487, 1.2 miles NE of Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 4/14/2015

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NWNW29.9 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort McClure

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Built by Moses Campen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/7/2006

last visited: 10/10/2016

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NWNW29.9 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWyoming Path

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All paths lead to Shamokin, now Sunbury!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/7/2006

last visited: 10/10/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFORT FRANKLIN

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A Pennslyvania Historical Marker on the side of the road along Pa.St.Rt.309(S. West Penn Ave) To Log: A photo of your Gpsr and Marker if alone or You and Marker if with someone! There's parking for one vehicle just North of marker on NW sie of highway!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/11/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTulpehockin Path, Hegins

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Shilellamy and Conrad Weiser's Path to peace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 6/16/2007

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSWITCHBACK RAILROAD

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Be sure to stop and see the plaque indicating this is also a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2006

last visited: 8/17/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTulpehocken Path

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On other side of the creek, where the old road runs, the Tulpehocken Path entered the "Gaps of the Swatara."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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SESE33.3 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBen Austrian

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Peep, peep! I created the Bon Ami chick!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/1/2007

last visited: 6/28/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNorthkill Amish

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Sept. 29, 1757

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 10/28/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFREDERICK LEASER - PLAQUE

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You wouldn't expect to find the marker here representing the man who hauled the Liberty Bell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2006

last visited: 9/3/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPilger Ruh

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Pilgrim's Rest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 4/28/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFORT EVERETT

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Too bad the house is long gone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2006

last visited: 9/3/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLES BROWN

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A Pennsylvania Historical Marker 110 feet from entrance of a Subway store in Reinerton,Pa.17980 on the SE corners of South Terry St &East Grand Sts.(Pa.St.Rt.209)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 3/24/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort Henry

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Built at Dietrich' Six!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 8/29/2015

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NWNW38.3 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMontgomery House

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Built in 1792 as the residence of General William Montgomery

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMontour County - Danville, PA

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Marker located in Danville - noting the origins of Montour County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 8/14/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMolly Maguire Executions

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Hanged until dead! 15 minutes later!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 9/14/2017

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NWNW38.6 km

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFirst Iron Rails - Danville, PA

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Marker noting the site of the 1st rolling mill to manufacture iron RR rails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersChristopher Sholes - Danville, PA

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Marker noting the connection between Danville & the inventor of the typewiter - the man responsible for 'QWERTY'!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 7/6/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWarriors Path

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Historical marker northwest of the town of Shickshinny, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member redtailforester

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 5/18/2010

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