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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Symbols Of Our Heritage

Preserved On These Grounds

 
 
Symbols Of Our Heritage Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. Symbols Of Our Heritage Marker
Inscription.  

The Image of Justice - served as a weather vane atop the original court house built in 1804.

The Bronze Bell - hung beneath it in the belfrey. Both were used in the second court house built on this site in 1860.

The Date Stone - bears the names of those responsible for the construction of the second court house.

The Inscription of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

These items are symbolic of Lycoming County's proud past and reminders that the future can perpetuate the progress that has been our tradition.
 
Location. 41° 14.449′ N, 77° 0.162′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on Pine Street south of 4th Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker and objects are on the Lycoming County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 West 3rd Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Architectural Artifacts (within shouting distance of this marker); Transportation Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Lycoming County

Symbols Of Our Heritage Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. Symbols Of Our Heritage Marker
Along the west side of the courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown on the Move (within shouting distance of this marker); Trade & Transit Centre Site History (within shouting distance of this marker); L.L. Stearns & Sons History (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Woapalanne (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Little League Big Legacy (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .  Lycoming County Government. (Submitted on July 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
"Justice" Weather Vane image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
3. "Justice" Weather Vane
Court House Bell and Current Clock Tower image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
4. Court House Bell and Current Clock Tower
Court House Date Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
5. Court House Date Stone
The Gettysburg Address image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
6. The Gettysburg Address
Lycoming County Courthouse Grounds image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
7. Lycoming County Courthouse Grounds
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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