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

Union County

 
 
Union County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Union County Marker
Inscription.  Formed March 22, 1813 out of Northumberland County. Its name honors the Federal Union. The county seat was first Mifflinburg, and after 1815 it was New Berlin. Lewisburg, county seat since 1855, was incorporated 1822 and is home of Bucknell University.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 22, 1808.
 
Location. 40° 57.814′ N, 76° 52.962′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Louis Street and Second Street on St. Louis Street. The marker is located on the north side of the Union County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 South Second 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. General Tasker H. Bliss (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ludwig Derr (approx. 0.2
Wide view of the Union County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Union County Marker
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miles away); Catholic Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reading Railroad Freight Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisburg Cross-Cut Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); In Honor of Ludwig Derr (approx. ¼ mile away); Soldiers' Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Union County, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on June 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Union County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Union County Courthouse (1856) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
3. Union County Courthouse (1856)
The Campus of Bucknell University image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
4. The Campus of Bucknell University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   4. submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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