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Near Howard in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William F. Packer

 
 
William F. Packer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. William F. Packer Marker
Inscription. The newspaper editor and publisher, and Governor of the Commonwealth, 1858-61, was born April 2, 1807, in a house which stood nearby. He died, 1870, in Williamsport and is chiefly remembered for his interest in improved transportation facilities.
 
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 1.3′ N, 77° 40.21′ W. Marker was near Howard, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker was on North Eagle Valley Road (Route 150) 0.1 miles west of Walnut Street (Pennsylvania Route 26). Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Howard PA 16841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Warriors Path (approx. 0.3 miles away); Great Shamokin Path (approx. 3.8 miles away); Eagle Ironworks (approx. 4.9 miles away); Bald Eagle's Nest (approx. 8.2 miles away); Bellefonte Air Mail Field (approx. 8.9 miles away); John Montgomery Ward (approx. 9.2 miles away); Union Cemetery (approx. 9.2 miles away); James A. "Billboard" Jackson (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Howard.
 
More about this marker. Marker is down for maintenance
William F. Packer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. William F. Packer Marker
as per PHMC
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article about William F. Packer. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. William Fisher Packer at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
William F. Packer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
3. William F. Packer Marker
PHMC tag showing marker is down for maintenance.

This state marker is
DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE
William F. Packer image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
4. William F. Packer
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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