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Near Lewisburg in Union County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. John Kelly

 
 
Col. John Kelly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2015
1. Col. John Kelly Marker
Inscription. Outstanding Indian fighter of Buffalo Valley. Settled here about 1769; built log house to the north, now weatherboarded in 1775. Col Kelly served with distinction at the battles of Trenton and Princeton. He died in 1837. Buried at Lewisburg.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.364′ N, 76° 58.892′ W. Marker is near Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is on Col. John Kelly Road just west of Red Ridge Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Buffalo Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Buffalo Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Samuel Maclay (approx. 3.2 miles away); Eli Slifer (approx. 5 miles away); Daniel F. Green (approx. 5 miles away); Catholic Chapel (approx. 5.3 miles away); Union County (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Col. John Kelly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2015
2. Col. John Kelly Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 10 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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