Paoli in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. Anthony Wayne
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 2.525′ N, 75° 28.589′ W. Marker is in Paoli, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of E Lancaster Avenue (U.S. 30) and Leopard Road (Pennsylvania Route 252), on the left when traveling west on E Lancaster Avenue. Click for map. Marker is near the Paoli Shopping Center. Marker is in this post office area: Paoli PA 19301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Paoli Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); Rear of the Camp (approx. 2.1 miles away); “Remember Paoli!” (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Land on Which the Battle of Paoli was Fought (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Life (approx. 2.3 miles away); General Wayneís Encampment “ÖThe most dreadful scene I have ever beheld.” (approx. 2.3 miles away); “A Dreadful scene of havock” (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. The American Revolution Home Page. (Submitted on November 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. General Anthony Wayne - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 799 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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