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

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By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth.
Birthplace of
THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
and
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 18.639′ N, 80° 31.086′ W. Marker is near Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Tamarack Road (Pennsylvania Route 718) 0.1 miles south of Hartford Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located just across the PA border from Ohio. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsville PA 16150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie Extension Canal (approx. 3.8 miles away); Albert Bushnell Hart (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Pennsylvania (approx. 5.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Camp Reynolds (approx. 6 miles away); Kidd's Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 7 miles away); Clay Furnace (approx. 8.6 miles away); Bigler Graves (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsville.
 
Also see . . .  William Penn at FindAGrave.com
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
2. Pennsylvania Marker
Looking east on PA Route 718.
. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 9, 2016.
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