Father of the Homestead Act, opening western lands to free settlement in 1862, lived at nearby Glenwood. Speaker of the House, 1861-63, and member of Congress, 1893-1903. Died in 1907; buried in Harford Cemetery a few miles from here.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 45.739′ N, 75° 45.185′ W. Marker is in Kingsley, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11 and Pennsylvania Route 547 on U.S. 11. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsley PA 18826, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Galusha Grow (approx. 7.9 miles away); Jonathan Jasper Wright (1840-1885) (approx. 9.7 miles away); Tunkhannock Viaduct (approx. 9.9 miles away); Christy Mathewson (approx. 14.1 miles away); Joseph Smith (approx. 14.1 miles away); Harris Hall Bell Memorial (approx. 14.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 14.1 miles away); The Susquehanna River (approx. 14.3 miles away).
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Also see . . . Galusha Grow - Biographical Directory of the :United States Congress
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