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

Provincial Courthouse

 
 
Provincial Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Provincial Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Continental Congress held its session, Sept. 30, 1777 - June 28, 1778 in Courthouse which stood in the center of this square. Here, Treaties with France and Articles of Confederation were adopted.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 57.743′ N, 76° 43.644′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of East Market Street and South George Street, on the left when traveling east on East Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. York surrenders to save city (within shouting distance of this marker); Articles of Confederation (within shouting distance of this marker); McClean House
Drawing of Market Street in 1777. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Drawing of Market Street in 1777.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad and Precursors to War (within shouting distance of this marker); Continental Treasury (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Horse Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Globe Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); York and York County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  Provincial Courthouse - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
View looking Northwest through the Center Square. Marker in right center. image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 29, 2009
3. View looking Northwest through the Center Square. Marker in right center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.
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Apr. 5, 2020