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

Horsham Township

 
 
Horsham Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2010
1. Horsham Township Marker
Inscription.
Founded in 1717, comprises
16.5 square miles. Named for
a town in Sussex, England.
Site of Graeme Park,
residence of Governor Sir
William Keith 1717-1726.
First autogiro flight in
U.S. made here 1928, Pitcairn
Field - site became U.S.
Naval Air Station 1942.

 
Location. 40° 11.049′ N, 75° 7.927′ W. Marker is in Horsham, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Easton Road (Pennsylvania Route 611), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is along Easton Road between the Horsham Friends Meeting House and Homestead Lane. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Easton Road, Horsham PA 19044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Horsham Friends Meeting Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Library (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hatboro World War I Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Crooked Billet (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Crooked Billet (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Battle of the Crooked Billet (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Fitch's Steamboat (approx. 2.3 miles away); Keith House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Horsham.
 
Also see . . .
Horsham Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2010
2. Horsham Township Marker
Looking north.

1. History of Horsham Township. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Graeme Park. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Willow Grove Naval Air Station. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceColonial EraGovernmentMilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, World II
 
Horsham Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2010
3. Horsham Township Marker
Looking south toward meeting house.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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