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

Bean Soup Encampment

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 10, 2021
1. Bean Soup Encampment Marker
Inscription.  Founded July 23, 1883 by Captain Michael Smith Post No. 355 Grand Army of the Republic. Bean Soup was first started as a reunion at McClure, Pennsylvania. Fall of 1891
 
Erected by Daughters of Union Veterans, of the Civil War.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 23, 1883.
 
Location. 40° 42.51′ N, 77° 18.552′ W. Marker is in McClure, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 522 and Forbes Street, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 522. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Clure PA 17841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to McClure (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gross Bridge (approx. 5.8 miles away); In Honor of Adam Reger (approx. 5.9 miles away); School Bell Tower (approx. 5.9 miles away); Spring Township Veterans Memorial
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 10, 2021
2. Bean Soup Encampment Marker
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(approx. 6 miles away); Beaver Springs (approx. 6.1 miles away); Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery World War Memorial Avenue of Trees (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McClure.
 
 
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 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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