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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 MarkersLorenzo da Ponte

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A librettist writes the words to an opera!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/4/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersShikellamy

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Historical marker honoring Oneida indian Chief Shikellamy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThompson's Rifle Battalion

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Capt. John Lowdon company commander of this company of local recruits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoseph Priestley House - Northumberland PA

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The Joseph Priestley House was the American home of 18th-century British theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher (and discoverer of oxygen), educator, and political theorist.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFirst electric lights

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First successful installation of three wire electric light system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNorthumberland County

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Historical marker noting the formation of Northumberland County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 9/30/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort Augusta

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Historic marker at site of Fort Augusta

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam Maclay

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Member of the first U.S. Senate

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTrucker's Mill

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Trucker's Mill, a sawmill, was used as a fort during the French and Indian War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Romans1116

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/25/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDanville-Pottsville R.R.

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Historic site of Danville - Pottsville Railroad opened in 1835 operated on wood rails using horse power.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2006

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFirst School Slate Factory

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Near the location of the first factory to produce slates for schools. It is difficult to stop here... unless you get backed up in traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Romans1116

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/25/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCharming Forge

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Charming Forge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/7/2006

last visited: 11/1/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSlate Industry

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Sign along Main St. in Slatington, just across the bridge from Walnutport, describing the history and obvious reason for naming Slatington.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Romans1116

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/25/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSephaniah Reese (1866-1944)

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Located along the eastbound side of West Main Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/20/2021

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoseph Hiester

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Joseph Hiester lived here too????

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 4/12/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTulpehochen Path at Conrad Weiser Homestead

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An Indian Path used by Conrad Weiser.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 11/1/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersConrad Weiser

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Holder of the Heaveans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2006

last visited: 11/1/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersArthur Horace James (1883-1973)

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Prominent Pennsylvania politician who ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/3/2006

last visited: 5/3/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAmedeo Obici (1877-1947)

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The founder of Planters Peanuts, this is where the headquarters were for nearly 40 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/9/2007

last visited: 5/3/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRobesonia Furnace

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Another George Ege furnace!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: 11/1/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFORT ZELLER

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Just south of Newmanstown on Pa.St.Rt.419 is the PA.HM. for Fort Zeller which is about 1/2 of a mile north from actual fort on fort zeller road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 2/18/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersUnion Canal

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This canal was operated from 1828-1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWILLIAM CAMP GILDERSLEEVE (1795-1871)

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Love those abolitionists!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 5/3/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTEEDYUSCUNG

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A drawing of him is at the link below.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSullivan's March

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Can't resist these things. Happened to be at the site of a Geocache I was doing today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/28/2005

last visited: 2/17/2015

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