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Hall & Sellers Press

 
 
Hall & Sellers Press Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Hall & Sellers Press Marker
Inscription.  First printing press west of Susquehanna River was set up on this site. Here, government publications and continental currency were printed while Congress met in York, Sept. 1777 to June 1778.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1778.
 
Location. 39° 57.718′ N, 76° 43.783′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Market Street and Beaver St., on the right when traveling east on W. 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. General Anthony Wayne (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Wayne Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Major John Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); 23 North Beaver Street (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Colonel Thomas Hartley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Brewhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Thomas Hartley (within shouting distance of this marker); Smyser-Bair House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Printing in America. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Hall & Sellers Press - MarkerQuest blog. Learn more about the history of Hall & Sellers. (Submitted on January 20, 2022, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Hall & Sellers Press Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Klotz, March 10, 2021
2. Hall & Sellers Press Marker
Marker in front of York County Human Services Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 10, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.

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