St. Marys in Elk County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Founded, 1842, as Marienstadt, by the German-American Catholic Brotherhood, St. Marys was a haven from persecution. It was aided by the Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore merchants, and Ludwig I, King of Bavaria.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 41° 25.681′ N, 78° 33.654′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, in Elk County. Marker is at the intersection of Erie Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 120) and Michael Street, on the right when traveling south on Erie Avenue. Located at the veteran's memorial park in downtown St. Marys. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys PA 15857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin House Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Edward C. Meyer (about 300 feet away); Weis Stone Buildings (about 500 feet away); Decker's Chapel (approx. 1.9 miles away); First State Game Lands (approx. 7.7 miles away); James Gallagher Home (approx. 8.6 miles away); Calvin and Juliet McCauley Mansion (approx. 8.7 miles away); Ridgway Opera House (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
Also see . . . St. Marys, Pennsylvania. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 19, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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