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Plymouth in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sephaniah Reese (1866-1944)

 
 
Sephaniah Reese (1866-1944) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Beatty, May 17, 2009
1. Sephaniah Reese (1866-1944) Marker
Inscription. Automobile pioneer, best known for building a 3-wheel, 1-cylinder vehicle here, 1887-88, and operating it on Plymouth's streets. His machine shop, incorporated 1888, was an early bicycle maker; the firm was located here for over 80 years.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 14.357′ N, 75° 56.992′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 West Main Street, Plymouth PA 18651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arthur Horace James (1883-1973) (approx. half a mile away); Shawnee Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); Abijah Smith & Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); Avondale Mine Disaster (approx. 1.6 miles away); Amedeo Obici (1877-1947) (approx. 2.6 miles away); Teedyuscung (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 3.1 miles away); George Catlin (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Also see . . .  Explore PA History – Historical Markers. "Behind the Marker" (Submitted on May 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Sephaniah Reese (1866-1944) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Beatty, May 17, 2009
2. Sephaniah Reese (1866-1944) Marker
 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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