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

Joushua Humphrey

 
 
Joushua Humphrey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. Joushua Humphrey Marker
Inscription. Designer of the frigate Constitution, "Old Ironsides," lived 1803-38 in the Pont Reading House, which stands opposite. The present house was built at dates 1683 to 1813.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 59.803′ N, 75° 18.194′ W. Marker is in Haverford, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Haverford Avenue (SR 1001) just north of Hathaway Lane. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Haverford PA 19041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Haverford Friends Meeting (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Baldwin School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry (approx. 2 miles away); Woodrow Wilson (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harriton (approx. 2.6 miles away); Washington's Army Encampment (approx. 2.7 miles away); Merion Friends Meeting (approx. 2.7 miles away); Merion Friends Meeting House (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Joshua Humphreys - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 18, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional comments.
Joushua Humphrey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Joushua Humphrey Marker
1. Spelling of Name

Either the marker is wrong or Wikipedia is wrong.
    — Submitted March 18, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

 
Categories. Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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