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Towanda in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stephen Foster

 
 
Stephen Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Stephen Foster Marker
Inscription. The great writer of folk songs and ballads lived in Towanda in 1840-41. He attended Towanda Academy on the hill a short time and stayed with his brother William, a canal official.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 46.122′ N, 76° 26.586′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Main Street (US 6). Click for map. The marker is in front of the First Citizens Bank. Marker is in this post office area: Towanda PA 18848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Daily Review (a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bradford County Soldiers & Sailors Monument (about 600 feet away); Bradford County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Courthouse Annex (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); The Old Bradford County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Towanda Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Towanda.
 
Also see . . .  Stephen Foster - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Stephen Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Stephen Foster Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 23 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 June 16, 2016.
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