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Genesee in Potter County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1681 by William Penn
as a Quaker Commonwealth.
Birthplace of
THE DECLARATION OF
INDEPENDENCE
and
THE CONSTITUTION OF
THE UNITED STATES.

 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. 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. 41° 59.619′ N, 77° 52.271′ W. Marker is in Genesee, Pennsylvania, in Potter County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 449) 0 miles south of Genesee Street (Pennsylvania Route 1010), in the median. Located adjacent to First Citizens National Bank in Genesee. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 391 Main Street, Genesee PA 16923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Town Meeting (approx. 4.4 miles away in New York); Whitesville (approx. 5˝ miles away in New York);
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Tanbark City (approx. 9.3 miles away in New York); David Zeisberger (approx. 9.6 miles away); Allegheny River (approx. 9.6 miles away); Van Buren Hotel & Fassett House (approx. 9.6 miles away in New York); David A Howe (approx. 9.8 miles away in New York); Gardiner Wells (approx. 9.8 miles away in New York).
 
Also see . . .
1. Visit PA. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. William Penn at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. ExplorePAhistory.com. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
4. the 100 best things to do in Pennsylvania. (Submitted on May 2, 2017.)
 
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
2. Pennsylvania Marker
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
3. Pennsylvania Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 465 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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