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Camp Hill in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813)

 
 
Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) Marker
Inscription. Legislator and official lived here in Lowther Manor on land conveyed by the Penns in 1771. At the state's 1787 convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, Whitehill led the Anti-federalist minority; he presented amendments later embodied in the Bill of Rights. A drafter of the 1776 state constitution, he served terms with both the legislature and executive council; was in Congress, 1805-13.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 14.395′ N, 76° 54.968′ W. Marker is in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 19th St., on the right when traveling east on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Hill PA 17011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lemoyne (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cumberland Riflemen (approx. half a mile away); White Hall School (approx. half a mile away); The Skirmish of Oyster’s Point (approx. half a mile away); Maurice K. Goddard (approx.
Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) Marker
half a mile away); Rolling Green Cemetery Veterans' Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Fort Couch - General Couch - Fort Washington (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Camp Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Whitehill - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Robert Whitehill - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. Robert Whitehill - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Robert Whitehill 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 Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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