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

Philip P. Bliss

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
1. Philip P. Bliss Marker
Inscription.  The great singing evangelist and gospel song writer was born July 9, 1838, in a log house which stood a little distance from here. He lived and worked on the farm and in nearby lumber camps until the age of 16.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1838.
 
Location. 41° 14.409′ N, 78° 32.8′ W. Marker is in Penfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker can be reached from Bennetts Valley Highway (Pennsylvania Route 255), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penfield PA 15849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Rosenkrans (approx. 2.4 miles away); Catherine R. Hoyt (approx. 2.6 miles away); Decker's Chapel (approx. 11.1 miles away); Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike (approx.
Philip P. Bliss Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
2. Philip P. Bliss Marker
Looking north on Bennetts Valley Highway (PA 255)
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11.7 miles away); DuBois (approx. 12.6 miles away); Weis Stone Buildings (approx. 12.9 miles away); General Edward C. Meyer (approx. 13 miles away); Franklin House Hotel (approx. 13 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Philip Bliss American Hymn Writer and Gospel Singer. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Philip Paul Bliss at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By Dwight L. Moody
3. Philip P. Bliss
From Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations
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Library of Congress, circa 1872
4. Philip P. Bliss
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,064 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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