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Mexico in Juniata County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. William Patterson

Born 1737 - Died 1782

 
 
Col. William Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
1. Col. William Patterson Marker
Inscription.  In memory of their eldest son
Col. William Patterson
Born 1737 Died 1782
Builder of the second Patterson's Fort near this spot
A brave soldier in the service of Pennsylvania during the French and Indian Wars.
A judge of the bench of Cumberland County and an active patriot during the American Revolution.
 
Location. 40° 32.15′ N, 77° 21.136′ W. Marker is in Mexico, Pennsylvania, in Juniata County. Marker is on Landis Street 0.1 miles south of William Penn Highway (U.S. 22), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mexico PA 17056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First White Settlement in the Juniata Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker Township Veterans Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Patterson's Fort (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Bigham (approx. 1.1 miles away); Juniata County (approx.
Col. William Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
2. Col. William Patterson Marker
3.3 miles away); Juniata County War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); John Harris (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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