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Lewisburg in Union County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Tasker H. Bliss

 
 
General Tasker H. Bliss Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. General Tasker H. Bliss Marker
Inscription.  Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army during the first World War and military counselor to President Wilson at the Versailles Peace Conference, was born in this house on December 31, 1853.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: PeaceWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is December 31, 1853.
 
Location. 40° 57.844′ N, 76° 52.867′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is on South Front Street south of Saint Louis Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 South Front Street, Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewisburg Cross-Cut Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor of Ludwig Derr (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ludwig Derr
Wide view of the General Tasker H. Bliss Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the General Tasker H. Bliss Marker
The marker stands in front of the Bliss birthplace on a residential street in Lewisburg.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers' Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisburg World War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catholic Chapel (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. www.army.mil: Soldier and Statesman: Tasker H. Bliss. (Submitted on June 13, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Tasker H. Bliss at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
<i>The American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris, France, 12/18/18</i> image. Click for full size.
By US Army Signal Corps, December 18, 1918
3. The American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris, France, 12/18/18
Left to Right: Col. E.M. House; Sec. of State Robert Lansing; Pres. Woodrow Wilson; Henry White; Chief of Staff Gen. Tasker H. Bliss.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 4, 2015.

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