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Colonel Thomas Hartley

 
 
Colonel Thomas Hartley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Colonel Thomas Hartley Marker
Inscription. On this site was the house of Col. Thomas Hartley, first congressman from York County. In 1777, he was prominent in the defense of Philadelphia; led an expedition to avenge the wyoming Massacre in 1778.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.72′ N, 76° 43.735′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on W. Market Street 0.2 miles east of S. Beaver St., on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in front of church. 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. Cherry Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Miller 1796 - 1882 (within shouting distance of this marker); Major John Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall & Sellers Press (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Wayne Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); York and York County World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Globe Inn (about 300 feet away); Black Horse Tavern (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Hartley - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Plaque on Trinity United Church of Christ fence image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Plaque on Trinity United Church of Christ fence
Here stood the home of
Col. Thomas Hartley Revolutionary soldier and patriot, brigade commander of Pennsylvania troops at battles of Brandywine and Germantown. For 12 years member of Congress from PA.
The Friend of Washington
whom he entertained here July 1791.
The Yorktown Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916
. (Submitted on January 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Thomas Hartley at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Looking Southwest from Market Street. image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 29, 2009
3. Looking Southwest from Market Street.
Trinity United Church of Christ image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
4. Trinity United Church of Christ
Church now occupies the lot where Thomas Hartley's house stood.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,845 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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