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Near Greenville in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bigler Graves

 
 
Bigler Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
1. Bigler Graves Marker
Inscription. Jacob and Susan Bigler, parents of two governors, are buried here. Their son William was Governor of Pennsylvania, 1852-55; and their son John, Governor of California, 1852-56.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 21.776′ N, 80° 21.298′ W. Marker is near Greenville, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Mercer Road (Pennsylvania Route 258) and Salem Road, on the right when traveling north on Mercer Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville PA 16125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Sunday School in Mercer County (a few steps from this marker); Kidd's Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Reynolds (approx. 3.2 miles away); Albert Bushnell Hart (approx. 6.7 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 8.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Clay Furnace (approx. 8.8 miles away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 8.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
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Bigler Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
2. Bigler Graves Marker
Bigler Graves image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
3. Bigler Graves
Jacob Bigler Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
4. Jacob Bigler Grave
Susan Bigler Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
5. Susan Bigler Grave
Bigler Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
6. Bigler Cemetery
Hon. Wm. Bigler of PA image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
7. Hon. Wm. Bigler of PA
John Bigler (1805-1871) image. Click for full size.
8. John Bigler (1805-1871)
Governor of California 1852-56
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 558 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7, 8. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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