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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary.
 
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 Memorial Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Patterson's Fort
Col. William Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
2. Col. William Patterson Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Bigham (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tuscorora Path (approx. 1.2 miles away); Juniata County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Juniata County War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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