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Millerstown in Perry County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James A. Beaver

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. James A. Beaver Marker
Inscription. Civil War hero; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1887-91; a Superior Court judge, 1895-1905, was born in Millerstown Oct. 21, 1837. Site is marked by a plaque. His adult life was spent at Bellefonte, where he died on January 31, 1914.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 32.973′ N, 77° 9.297′ W. Marker is in Millerstown, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and East Sunbury Street (Pennsylvania Highway 17), in the median on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millerstown PA 17062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paulís Lutheran Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Newport Heritage Park (approx. 5.2 miles away); Newport Fugitive Slave Rescue (approx. 5.2 miles away); Millersburg Ferry (approx. 8.8 miles away); Dr. Reifsnyder (approx. 8.8 miles away); Carson Long Institute (approx. 9 miles away); Donald Campbell Willard (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. James Beaver in the Civil War. Beaver lead the 148th
James A. Beaver Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. James A. Beaver Marker
Pennsylvania during the war. He was wounded several times, including during the battles of Chancellorsville and Second Reams Station. He received a brevet promotion to Brigadier General at the end of the war. (Submitted on June 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. James Beaver as Governor. (Submitted on June 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. James A. Beaver - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. James Addams Beaver at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
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3. James A. Beaver
Photo from Wikipedia Commons.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 740 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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