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Peach Bottom in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Fulton Birthplace

 
 
Robert Fulton Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Robert Fulton Birthplace Marker
Inscription. The inventor and painter was born here Nov. 14, 1765. Famous for his steamboat "Clermont", he also invented canal machinery, a "diving boat", and torpedoes.
 
Erected 1978 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.327′ N, 76° 9.542′ W. Marker is in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Robert Fulton Highway (U.S. 222) near Swift Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peach Bottom PA 17563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drumore Township Illustrious Americans (approx. 2.1 miles away); St. Patrick's Chapel (approx. 6.6 miles away in Maryland); Big Cut, Big Fill (approx. 6.6 miles away); Parker Kidnapping & Rescue (approx. 6.7 miles away); Bald Friar Ford & Ferry (approx. 7.4 miles away in Maryland); A Job on the A & S (approx. 7˝ miles away); Hopewell Historic District (approx. 7.8 miles away); Richards Oak (approx. 8.2 miles away in Maryland).
 
Also see . . .  Robert Fulton biography. (Submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraScience & MedicineWaterways & Vessels
 
Robert Fulton's birthplace image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Robert Fulton's birthplace
Robert Fulton's birthplace image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. Robert Fulton's birthplace
Birthplace is a museum. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
4. Birthplace is a museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,417 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 29, 2018, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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