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

W. W. H. Davis

(1820-1910)

 
 
W. W. H. Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
1. W. W. H. Davis Marker
Inscription.  Statesman, historian, author, lawyer, soldier, he wrote 10 books, rose to Civil War general, was acting governor of the Territory of New Mexico, and founded the Bucks Historical Society (1880). He lived here for 51 years.
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 18.715′ N, 75° 7.77′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Court Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is across street from the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 62 East Court Street, Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bucks County (a few steps from this marker); Doylestown High School (within shouting distance of this marker); William H. Eastburn III, Esquire (1932-2008)
W. W. H. Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
2. W. W. H. Davis Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); James A. Michener (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Persian Gulf War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Vietnam War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
 
More about this marker. The marker is listed as missing. I passed it yesterday, and it is still present in the same location.
 
Also see . . .
1. 104th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service record of the regiment. (Submitted on August 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Civil War Museum of Doylestown - WWH Davis Page. (Submitted on May 12, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
William Watts Hart Davis image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. William Watts Hart Davis
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,423 times since then and 65 times this year. Last updated on September 17, 2020, by Ronald Cupo of Lansdale, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 12, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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