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Norristown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Selma

 
 
Selma Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Selma Marker
Inscription.
Home of Andrew Porter, Revolutionary general. Birthplace of his sons: David R., Gov. of Penna., 1839-45; James M., Sec. of War, 1843; George B., Gov. of Michigan Territory, 1831-34.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 7.397′ N, 75° 21.598′ W. Marker is in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Airy Street and Selma Street, on the right when traveling west on Airy Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1301 W. Airy Street, Norristown PA 19401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Andrew Porter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hancock the Superb (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hartranft Monument (approx. half a mile away); West Norriton Township World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); September 11 2001 (approx. one mile away); David Rittenhouse (approx. one mile away); Military Order of the Purple Heart (approx. one mile away); Montgomery County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Norristown.
 
Categories. GovernmentHeroesMilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Selma and its Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Selma and its Marker
Looking northwest.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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