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Harmon Husband

 
 
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Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. Harmon Husband Marker
Inscription.  Leader of North Carolina revolt against the British, he fled under an assumed name in 1771. Somerset's first settler; lived at Coffee Springs farm some years. Became a pamphleteer and active in the Whiskey Rebellion. Died in 1795.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraCommunicationsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Whiskey Rebellion series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
 
Location. 40° 0.404′ N, 79° 4.112′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street/Glades Pike (Route 31) and Plank Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street/Glades Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 E Main Street, Somerset PA 15501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coffee Springs Farm (a few steps from this marker); George R. Scull House (approx.
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half a mile away); The G. Henry Cook Enrichment Center (approx. half a mile away); Ogle/Scull House (approx. half a mile away); Saint Paul's Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); County Jail & Sheriff's Residence (approx. half a mile away); 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (approx. half a mile away); J. Warren Jacobs (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
Also see . . .  Herman Husband from Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 20, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Harmon Husband Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. Harmon Husband Marker
Looking west along Main Street/Glades Pike toward downtown Somerset.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,727 times since then and 188 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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