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

Elder Miller

Elder Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
August 2, 2011
1. Elder Miller Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer preacher and teacher in Abington region, lived near this village. Born in Connecticut in 1775. Settled in Waverly about 1800; died here in 1857. The first church in the township, and the first school, were on his farm.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
Location. 41° 31.679′ N, 75° 42.306′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Main Street/Abington Road (Pennsylvania Route 407) just north of Cole Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly PA 18471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Margaretta Elizabeth Belin (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); War Memorial
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Baptist Church Bell (approx. 2.1 miles away); Deacon William Clark (approx. 2.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waverly.
Elder Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2011
2. Elder Miller Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2011. This page has been viewed 489 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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