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James Smith

 
 
James Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. James Smith Marker
Inscription.  A Signer of the Declaration of Independence, delegate to Continental Congress, Colonel of Associators, lawyer and ironmaster, lies buried in this churchyard.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
 
Location. 39° 57.829′ N, 76° 43.392′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on E. Market Street, 0.1 miles east of Queen Street, on the left when traveling east. 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. Colonel James Smith (a few steps from this marker); "York House" (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church of York (within shouting distance
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of this marker); The Woman's Club of York (within shouting distance of this marker); General Michael P. Small (within shouting distance of this marker); 35 South Queen Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The York Water Company (about 500 feet away); 148 East Philadelphia Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Codorus Furnace markers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Associators. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. James Smith, York, York County - MarkerQuest Blog. An overview of his life and legacy. (Submitted on March 16, 2022, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Grave marker of James Smith image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Grave marker of James Smith
James Smith
one of the Signers of the
Declaration of Independence
Died July 11th 1806
Aged 93 years
DAR marker at grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
3. DAR marker at grave
Full view of grave stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
4. Full view of grave stone
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
5. First Presbyterian Church
James Smith Obelisk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
6. James Smith Obelisk
Col. James Smith Obelisk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
7. Col. James Smith Obelisk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,361 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.

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