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Wellsboro in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William A. Stone

 
 
William A. Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
1. William A. Stone Marker
Inscription.  Governor of Pennsylvania 1899-1903, Congressman in 1891-1899; was born two and a half miles SW of here April 18, 1846. Graduate of Mansfield Normal. Began Law practice in Wellsboro, 1870. Moved to Pittsburgh, 1877. Died March 1, 1920.
 
Erected 1947 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 series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1865.
 
Location. 41° 44.833′ N, 77° 18.132′ W. Marker is in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 660) and Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 287), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. The marker is located on the northern edge of the Wellsboro village green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsboro PA 16901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwin A. VanValkenburg (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Nessmuk (within shouting distance of this marker); John Magee (within shouting distance of this marker); Tioga County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Wells Morris (about 300 feet away); The First Bank (about 300 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Stone, William Alexis, (1846 - 1920). (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. William A. Stone - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Wide view of the William A. Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
2. Wide view of the William A. Stone Marker
Grave of William A. Stone at the Wellsboro Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By PaulwC3, May 31, 2014
3. Grave of William A. Stone at the Wellsboro Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 15, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
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