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Grampian in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grampian

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
1. Grampian Marker
Inscription.  Originally called Pennville, the Grampian Hills P.O. served the area (1833-1892) when it became Grampian. The first county rural mail delivery started here in 1900, carrier E.A. Spencer. In the 1820s Quaker pioneers built a log meeting house at the Friends Cemetery site. Grampian native Nora Waln (1895-1964), famous novelist and WWII correspondent, was named distinguished Daughter of PA.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, World IIWomen. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 40° 57.79′ N, 78° 36.635′ W. Marker is in Grampian, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street (U.S. 219) and Penn Street on First Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grampian PA 16838, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McClure Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); The First Church in Clearfield County
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
2. Grampian Marker
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); Arnold N. Nawrocki (approx. 4˝ miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Trout Water (approx. 4.7 miles away); Curwensville Dam (approx. 4.8 miles away); 2004 Bicentennial Raft (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Bell Site Dig (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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