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

Russell Inn

1806 • Williamsport Bicentennial • 2006

 
 
Russell Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2021
1. Russell Inn Marker
Inscription.  

James Russell built the first house in Williamsport on this site in 1796. It was a home, a tavern and the first Lycoming County Court House. Birthplace of the first child born in Williamsport. The Great Fire of 1871 destroyed the inn.
 
Erected 2006 by City of Williamsport.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1796.
 
Location. 41° 14.522′ N, 76° 59.966′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Mulberry Street, on the left when traveling east on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East 3rd Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James V. Brown Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Little League • Big Legacy (about 600 feet away); Market Square (about 600 feet away); Ross/Brown Homes (about 700 feet away); St. Mark's Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Williamsport
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lycoming County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Russell Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2021
2. Russell Inn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 439 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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