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

James Sheakley

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
1. James Sheakley Marker
Inscription. Fourth Territorial Governor of Alaska, 1893-1897, James Sheakley (1829-1917), was born in Sheakleyville, which was named for his grandfather. Appointed by President Cleveland, he also served as United States Commissioner of Schools for Alaska, 1887-1892.
 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 26.831′ N, 80° 12.387′ W. Marker is in Sheakleyville, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Perry Highway (U.S. 19) just from Lake Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sheakleyville PA 16151, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maurice K. Goddard (approx. 3.4 miles away); French Creek Feeder (approx. 7.7 miles away); French Creek (approx. 9.2 miles away); "Freedom Road" (approx. 9.6 miles away); First Sunday School in Mercer County (approx. 9.7 miles away); Bigler Graves (approx. 9.7 miles away); a different marker also named French Creek Feeder (approx. 10 miles away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. James Sheakley - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
James Sheakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
2. James Sheakley Marker
(Submitted on April 11, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. James Sheakley at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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