“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
West Springfield in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription. Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth. Birthplace of THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE and THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 41° 56.659′ N, 80° 31.054′ W. Marker was in West Springfield, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker was on West Ridge Road (U.S. 20) one mile west of Pond Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: West Springfield PA 16443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. The Western Reserve (approx. 0.2 miles away in Ohio); PA-OH Border Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away in Ohio); Old State Line (approx. 6.9 miles away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 9.7 miles away); Circus History (approx. 11 miles away); Oil-Producing Salt Well (approx. 12.5 miles away); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 14.4 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker has been snapped off at the post.
Categories. Notable Places
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 73 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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