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

Samuel Phillippe

 
 
Samuel Phillippe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Samuel Phillippe Marker
Inscription.  Recognized as the inventor of the split-bamboo fishing rod in the U.S. His first rent and glued-up cane rod was made about 1846 in his gunsmith shop that stood on this site.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.434′ N, 75° 12.538′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3rd Street and Pine Street, on the right when traveling north on South 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Peace Treaties (within shouting distance of this marker); Northampton County’s First Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sullivan’s March (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of Easton and Northampton County
Wide view of the Samuel Phillippe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Samuel Phillippe Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Declaration of Independence in Easton (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette College Founding (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Samuel Phillippe - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. MarkerQuest - Samuel Phillippe. Further information regarding the life and accomplishments of Samuel Phillippe. (Submitted on February 12, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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More. Search the internet for Samuel Phillippe.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2020. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 740 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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