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Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Samuel Phillippe

 
 
Samuel Phillippe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Samuel Phillippe Marker
Inscription. Recognized as the inventor of the split-bamboo fishing rod in the U.S. His first rent and glued-up cane rod was made about 1846 in his gunsmith shop that stood on this site.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 41.434′ N, 75° 12.538′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3rd Street and Pine Street, on the right when traveling north on South 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Peace Treaties (within shouting distance of this marker); Northampton Countyís First Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sullivanís March (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of Easton and Northampton County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Declaration of Independence in Easton (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette College Founding (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Reformed Church (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Samuel Phillippe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Samuel Phillippe Marker

1. Fly Fishing History: Samuel Phillippe. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Samuel Phillippe - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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