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Joseph Priestley

 
 
Joseph Priestley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Joseph Priestley Marker
Inscription. The noted English scientist, discoverer of oxygen, and Unitarian theologian lived in Northumberland 1794 to 1804. His home and laboratory along the river are now a Priestley memorial and museum.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 53.911′ N, 76° 46.997′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Water Street, in the median on Front Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wyoming Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Priestley House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Joseph Priestley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Shikellamy (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Bloody Spring (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Augusta (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northumberland.
 
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Joseph Priestley image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Joseph Priestley
Joseph Priestley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
3. Joseph Priestley Marker
 
 
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