Addison Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Declaration of
The Constitution of
the United States.
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1681.
Location. 39° 43.338′ N, 79° 18.283′ W. Marker is near Addison, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. It is in Addison Township. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) near the Maryland state line, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8358 National Pike, Addison PA 15411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Road (here, next to this marker); The State Line Bear Camp (approx. one mile away in Maryland); Toll House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Addison.
Also see . . . Pennsylvania. “The name Pennsylvania was specified in the charter given to William Penn by England's Charles II in 1680. The Latin Sylvania meaning "woodlands" was added to Penn to create "Penn's woods."” (Submitted on May 14, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,867 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.