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

York in the 1800's

 
 
York in the 1800's Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2022
1. York in the 1800's Marker
Inscription.  
Eighteenth-century York was a time of creativity and innovation. Shown here, backed by the City of York and the Codorus Creek, are some enduring symbols of that century.

From the left: row houses on North Beaver Street; Forry House; the City Market House; the former York Collegiate Institute, forerunner to York College; inventor Phineas Davis and "The York," the first coal-burning locomotive engine; and the National House, formerly the White Hall Hotel and now apartments.
 
Erected 1997 by York Murals, Inc.; Artist: C. Michael Strop; Sponsored by The Kinsley Foundation; plaque courtesy of Wilton Armetale.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceNotable PlacesRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 39° 57.653′ N, 76° 43.989′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on West Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 74/462) just east of Grant Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 W Market St, York PA 17401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sheldon Joseph Lloyd (within shouting distance of this marker); Made in York (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harley-Davidson Tradition (within shouting distance of this marker); Flowing Through Time (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Riding the Rails of History (about 300 feet away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Captain Michael Doudel's Company (about 300 feet away); In the Old Court House here at York (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
York in the 1800's Marker and Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2022
2. York in the 1800's Marker and Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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