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Nicholson in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Galusha Grow

 
 
Galusha Grow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Galusha Grow Marker
Inscription.

Father of the Homestead Act, opening western lands to free settlement in 1862, Speaker of the House, 1861-63. Returned to Congress 1893-1903. Retired to his home, which stood on this site, until his death in 1907.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 39.08′ N, 75° 43.274′ W. Marker is in Nicholson, Pennsylvania, in Wyoming County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 92. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nicholson PA 18446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tunkhannock Viaduct (approx. 3.6 miles away); Christy Mathewson (approx. 7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); Harris Hall Bell Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named Galusha Grow (approx. 7.9 miles away); Elder Miller (approx. 8.6 miles away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away); Gino J. Merli (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Galusha Grow - Biographical Directory of the :United States Congress. (Submitted on October 7, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)

Galusha Grow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Galusha Grow Marker

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 20 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 October 29, 2016.
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