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Joseph Priestley Museum

 
 
Joseph Priestley Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 10, 2021
1. Joseph Priestley Museum Marker
Inscription.  
The retrieval and preservation of the home of Joseph Priestley is due to the thought and action of
George Gilbert Pond
chemist, teacher, friend
Born 1861 - Died 1920
Professor of Chemistry at the
Pennsylvania State College
for thirty-two years

The preservation, restoration and maintenance of the homestead and the erection of this museum are the privileges of his students as a memorial to their beloved friend.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 40° 53.432′ N, 76° 47.371′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Priestley Avenue and Hanover Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 472 Priestley Ave, Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Chemical Society / Joseph Priestley (here, next to this marker); Joseph Priestley House (here, next to this marker); Joseph Priestley
Joseph Priestley Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 10, 2021
2. Joseph Priestley Museum Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Joseph Priestley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Log House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library (approx. Ό mile away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Mar. 28, 2023