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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
——————
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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone (a few steps from this marker); David R. Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntingdon County (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McMurtrie Mansion (about 500 feet away); Smithfield Township World War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Founders Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Martin G. Brumbaugh (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Speer House Presbyterian Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Speer House Presbyterian Marker
 

 
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.)
 
Speer House Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Speer House
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 221 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on February 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   2. submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   3. submitted on February 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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