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Near Greenville in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bigler Graves

 
 
Bigler Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
1. Bigler Graves Marker
Inscription.  Jacob and Susan Bigler, parents of two governors, are buried here. Their son William was Governor of Pennsylvania, 1852-55; and their son John, Governor of California, 1852-56.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 21.776′ N, 80° 21.298′ W. Marker is near Greenville, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Mercer Road (Pennsylvania Route 258) and Salem Road, on the right when traveling north on Mercer Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville PA 16125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Sunday School in Mercer County (a few steps from this marker); Kidd's Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Reynolds (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Semaphore Signal (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mile Post (approx. 3.4 miles away); Phone Box (approx. 3.4 miles away); Štefan Banič (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Bigler Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
2. Bigler Graves Marker
Bigler Graves image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
3. Bigler Graves
Jacob Bigler Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
4. Jacob Bigler Grave
Susan Bigler Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
5. Susan Bigler Grave
Bigler Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
6. Bigler Cemetery
Hon. Wm. Bigler of PA image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
7. Hon. Wm. Bigler of PA
John Bigler (1805-1871) image. Click for full size.
8. John Bigler (1805-1871)
Governor of California 1852-56
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,350 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7, 8. submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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