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

Speer House

 
 
Speer House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Speer House Marker
Inscription.
Home of R. Milton Speer
Congressman, 1870-1874, and his Sons:
William McMurtrie Speer, 1865-1923
Newspaperman and Lawyer
Robert E. Speer, 1867-1947
Missionary Statesman
and Church Leader
Victor Speer, 1872-1909
Newspaperman and Poet

This house was built in 1850 by
Greenbury Dorsey on Lot No. 10
Owned originally by William Smith, D.D.
Founder of Huntingdon in 1767
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American Presbyterian and Reformed
Historical Site No. 23
Registered by the
Presbyterian Historical Society
Philadelphia, Pa.

 
Location. 40° 29.024′ N, 78° 0.525′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street (Pennsylvania Route 26) and William Smith (3rd) Street, on the right when traveling east on Penn Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 234 Penn Street, Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone (a few steps from this marker); 228 Penn Street (within shouting distance of this marker); David R. Porter
Speer House Presbyterian Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Speer House Presbyterian Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Huntingdon County (within shouting distance of this marker); 222 Penn Street (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J.Simpson Africa (about 400 feet away); McMurtrie Mansion (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Milton Speer's Congressional Bio. (Submitted on February 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Robert Milton Speer Grave Memorial. (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Huntingdon Borough, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
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Speer House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
3. Speer House Marker
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1850
Speer House-Front view showing NRHP marker Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
4. Speer House-Front view showing NRHP marker
Speer House Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
5. Speer House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 449 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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