Huntingdon in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
David R. Porter
Ironmaster and Governor of the State, 1839-45, lived in this house. A leader in local affairs, he was called "our own Davy R." His son Horace, soldier and diplomat, was born here, 1837.
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 29.018′ N, 78° 0.553′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on William Smith Street near Penn Street (Pennsylvania Route 26), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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); Speer House (within shouting distance of this marker); 228 Penn Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 222 Penn Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Simpson Africa (about 300 feet away); Huntingdon County (about 300 feet away); War Memorial (about 400 feet away); McMurtrie Mansion (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
Also see . . .
1. David Rittenhouse Porter. (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. David R. Porter Gravesite. (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.