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

William Maclay, Esq.

1736 - 1804

 
 
William Maclay, Esq. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
1. William Maclay, Esq. Marker
Inscription. Buried here is the first U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. In 1789, he and Robert Morris were the first from the Keystone State to be elected to the Senate of the United States.
 
Location. 40° 15.815′ N, 76° 49.779′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker can be reached from Wilhelm Road. Click for map. Marker is in the Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Harris, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Paxton Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paxton Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Paxton Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Parson John Elder House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bellevue Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lincoln Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bishop McDevitt High School (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers related to William Maclay
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraGovernmentNotable Persons
 
Grave Stone of William Maclay image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
2. Grave Stone of William Maclay
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 918 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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