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 11 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); 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); Jonathan Jasper Wright (1840-1885) (approx. 10.6 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.)
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