Essington in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Governor Printz Park
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 39° 51.74′ N, 75° 18.155′ W. Marker is in Essington, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Taylor Ave. and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Taylor Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Essington PA 19029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Sweden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johan Printz (about 600 feet away); Lazaretto Quarantine Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tinicum (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tinicum Township (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morton Homestead John Morton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essington.
Also see . . .
1. New Sweden. (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Governor Printz Park - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,618 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.