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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 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 MarkersBoyertown Burial Casket Company

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It was among the largest casket manufacturers in the world and earliest traded on the N.Y. and Phila. stock exchanges.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNescopeck

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From the mouth of Nescopeck Creek an Indian path went east over the mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFishing Creek Confederacy

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Alarmed about draft resistance, the federal government deployed 800 troops to the Fishing Creek Valley in August 1864 to suppress the opposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJames A. "Billboard" Jackson (1878-1960)

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As editor at Billboard magazine, Jackson promoted black theater during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJames A. Bland

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Buried in this cemetery is the famous minstrel, composer of "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" and many other songs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women, The

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This school was among the first in the nation to educate women for careers in horticulture and agriculture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTuscarora Academy

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Founded in 1836, it operated as an academy until 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBenjamin Walker Homestead

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Before and during the Civil War, Benjamin Walker, Abner Walker, Sr. and George Harbaugh worked closely with African American Underground Railroad conductors John Fiddler, Elisa Rouse and Joseph Crawley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJuniata Iron

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Along the streams of this region are ruins of many charcoal iron furnaces and forges built between 1790-1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: never

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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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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOliver Pollock (1737~1823) - Mechanicsburg, PA

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Newer marker (dated 2018) next to old stone house which is now surrounded by businesses along US 11.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe German Society of Pennsylvania

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The German Society of Pennsylvania is still active today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhiladelphia Sketch Club

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Philadelphia's oldest art club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPaxton Church - Darby St. Harrisburg, PA

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A marker near the Paxton Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersIndian Paths

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A Pennsylvania Historical Marker identifying the location of Indian Paths in Centre County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/25/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMaking of the Flag "Don't Give Up the Ship"

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PA historical marker commemorating the making of Commodore Perry's battle flag

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/17/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersT. Morris Chester - Harrisburg, PA

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Marker recounting a brief biography of Thomas Morris Chester, instrumental in the raising of black regiments during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/23/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennsylvania State Capitol, The Commonwealth Treasure - Harrisburg, PA

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Marker describing the State Capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/23/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPublic Sector Unionism - Harrisburg, PA

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Marker located on State Street near 3rd, recounting the establishment of unions in PA's public sector.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/23/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMiracles on Maple Hill

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PA Historical Marker Commemorating the Newbery Winning Book, Miracles on Maple Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/11/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical Markers1910 Bethlehem Steel Strike - Bethlehem, PA

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Marker recounting the events of the Bethlehem Steel strike of 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/20/2019

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGettysburg Campaign Culp's Hill - Gettysburg, PA

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Perhaps through a series of errors, the 12th Corps under the direction of General Henry W. Slocum listened to the Battle of Gettysburg without participating in it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/2/2018

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSamuel D. Ingham - New Hope, PA

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This marker near New Hope, PA, honors Samuel Delucenna Ingham who was President Andrew Jackson's Secretary of the Treasury.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRhoads Opera House Fire - Boyertown, PA

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The Rhoads Opera House Fire, a disaster for Boyertown, proved to be a benefit for the rest of the state of Pennsylvania, spurring on the state government to enforce the fire rules that were already in place and to update others that already existed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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