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

George Taylor

 
 
George Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. George Taylor Marker
Inscription.  One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, member of Continental Congress, ironmaster; lived in this house built in 1757 by William Parsons, Surveyor-General, who was the first occupant.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
 
Location. 40° 41.382′ N, 75° 12.657′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of South 4th Street and Ferry Street, on the right when traveling north on South 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 58 South Fourth Street, Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Phillippe (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Peace Treaties (about 700 feet away);
Wide view of the George Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the George Taylor Marker
With the Taylor-Parsons House (1757) in the foreground.
Northampton County’s First Court House (about 700 feet away); Sullivan’s March (about 700 feet away); Founding of Easton and Northampton County (about 700 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 700 feet away); The Declaration of Independence in Easton (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. ColonialHall.com: Biography of George Taylor. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. George Taylor - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. George Taylor - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 5, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. MarkerQuest - George Taylor. Information about the life of George Taylor. (Submitted on January 27, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
The grave site of George Taylor image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
3. The grave site of George Taylor
Located in the Historic Easton (Pa.) Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,546 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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