York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First National Thanksgiving
Erected by Various Historical and Patriotic Societies and The National Thanksgiving Foundation.
Location. 39° 57.774′ N, 76° 43.604′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on E. Market Street 0.2 miles east of George Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Men who don't often weep wept then" (a few steps from this marker); The First Court House of York County (within shouting distance of this marker); Provincial Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClean House (about 300 feet away); Articles of Confederation (about 300 feet away); York surrenders to save city (about 300 feet away); Continental Treasury (about 300 feet away); The Underground Railroad and Precursors to War (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in York.
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,952 times since then. This page was the Marker of the Week November 23, 2008. Photo 1. submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.