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This spot is marked in sacred memory of George Ross

 
 
This spot is marked in sacred memory of George Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
1. This spot is marked in sacred memory of George Ross Marker
Inscription.  
Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Who from 1753 through 1771 was a
Warden and Vestryman of St. James Parish
Son of an Episcopal Clergyman
Came to Lancaster in 1751
Served as a member of
the Pennsylvania Assembly and
the Committee of Correspondence
While a member of the Continental Congress
Risked life and fortune by signing
the historic document which
proclaimed our independence
Died in 1779
Buried in Christ Church
Philadelphia

 
Erected by St. James Church.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list.
 
Location. 40° 2.415′ N, 76° 18.214′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from North Duke Street just south of East Marion Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map
This spot is marked in sacred memory of George Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
2. This spot is marked in sacred memory of George Ross Marker
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 N Duke St, Lancaster PA 17602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. James Churchyard (here, next to this marker); The Rev. Thomas Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots of St. James Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Shippen (within shouting distance of this marker); Jasper Yeates (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Coleman (within shouting distance of this marker); General Edward Hand (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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