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

Celebrating 250 Years

York County Pennsylvania

— 1749 - 1998 "Still Making History" —

 
 
Celebrating 250 Years Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
1. Celebrating 250 Years Marker
Inscription.  
Three
George Washington
Mount Vernon
Trees
American Holly
Red Maple
Tulip Poplar
and two
Homestead
Elms
are planted here by the
York County
250th
Anniversary Commission

[Reverse:]
George Washington Elm
Planted by
Col. Thomas Hartley
Society, C.A.R.
February 22, 1932

In Memory Of
George Washington
1732 - 1799
This tree is planted by
Yorktown Chapter D.A.R.
in the bicentennial year of his birth
1932

 
Erected 1999 by York County 250th Anniversary Commission; Col. Thomas Hartley Society, C.A.R.; Yorktown Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1932.
 
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39° 57.379′ N, 76° 43.662′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on West College Avenue just west of South Beaver Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 W College Ave, York PA 17401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American War Mothers Monument (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers and Sailors of the Late War of the Rebellion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Calvin C. Rice, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Penn Common (about 500 feet away); James Smallwood Schoolhouse (about 700 feet away); York Goes to War ~ A Community Responds (approx. ¼ mile away); The Children's Home of York (approx. ¼ mile away); Daniel K. Noell (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Celebrating 250 Years Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
2. Celebrating 250 Years Marker
Celebrating 250 Years Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
3. Celebrating 250 Years Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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