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

In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D.

Born Scotland, 1727 - Died Philadelphia, PA. 1803

 
 
In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 10, 2021
1. In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D. Marker
Inscription.  
Prominent educator, Episcopal church leader, writer, scientist, land owner and patron of the arts.

Founder of the Town of Huntingdon in 1767.

Presented to the people of Huntingdon by the Huntingdon County Historical Society on the 200th anniversary of the incorporation of the Borough of Huntingdon.
 
Erected 1996 by Huntingdon County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1767.
 
Location. 40° 29′ N, 78° 0.55′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is at the intersection of William Smith Street and Allegheny Street, in the median on William Smith Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 William Smith St, Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David R. Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Speer House

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(within shouting distance of this marker); 228 Penn Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 222 Penn Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medal of Honor Recipients (about 300 feet away); Huntingdon County (about 300 feet away); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 10, 2021
2. In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D. Marker
 
 
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 173 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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