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

McMurtrie Mansion

 
 
McMurtrie Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. McMurtrie Mansion Marker
Inscription.
David McMurtrie built this house in 1817. A pioneer family; leaders in local political and business affairs. Now houses the Historical Society and the Library of Huntingdon County.
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This home
and the adjoining properties
were given for the use
of the
Library and Historical Society
of Huntingdon County

by
Miss Clara McMurtrie
1860 - 1952

 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 29.057′ N, 78° 0.628′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street (Pennsylvania Route 26) and 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Penn Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 South 4th Street, Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. Simpson Africa (within shouting distance of this marker); David R. Porter (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone (about 500 feet away); Speer House (about
McMurtrie Mansion Donor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. McMurtrie Mansion Donor Marker
500 feet away); 228 Penn Street (about 600 feet away); Huntingdon County (about 700 feet away); 222 Penn Street (about 700 feet away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Also see . . .  Huntingdon County (PA) Historical Society. (Submitted on February 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
McMurtrie Mansion and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. McMurtrie Mansion and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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