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Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Maclay

 
 
William Maclay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
1. William Maclay Marker
Inscription. Lived in the house opposite 1773-86, and then moved to Harrisburg. Member of the first U.S. Senate; wrote a famous Journal of its debates. A critic of Washington and Hamilton; pioneer leader of Jeffersonian democracy. He helped survey Sunbury, 1772.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 51.863′ N, 76° 47.759′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street (State Highway 147) and Arch Street, on the right when traveling south on Front Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Electric Light (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Northumberland County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sunbury War Memorials (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838) (approx. 0.2 miles away); For Those Who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northumberland Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); Danville-Pottsville R.R. (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hotel Edison (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sunbury.
 
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William Maclay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
2. William Maclay Marker
a list of markers that are related to this marker. William Maclay markers
 
Also see . . .
1. The Journal of John Maclay. (Submitted on December 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. William Maclay at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
William Maclay House image. Click for full size.
By Kelli Lytle, November 15, 2009
3. William Maclay House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 849 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Kelli Lytle of Middleburg, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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