West Brownsville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James G. Blaine
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 31, 1830.
Location. 40° 1.574′ N, 79° 53.218′ W. Marker is in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Main Street west of Penn Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 238 Main Street, Brownsville PA 15417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Brownsville Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Redstone Old Fort (approx. ¼ mile away); Lafayette's Tour (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial Bowman's Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brownsville Military Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steamboat Enterprise/Boatbuilding Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dunlap’s Creek Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away).
Regarding James G. Blaine. James Blaine was the author of the so-called Blaine Amendments found in many state constitutions which are bedeviling the push for school vouchers today.
Also see . . .
1. Blaine, James Gillespie, (1830 - 1893). From the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
2. James G. Blaine. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
3. James Gillespie Blaine at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,758 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on December 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.