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

Arthur Saint Clair

(1737-1818)

 
 
Arthur St. Clair Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Arthur St. Clair Marker
Inscription.  President, Continental Congress, 1787; member, 1785-87. First Governor of the Northwest Territory (lying between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers), 1787-1802. Earlier, he was Westmoreland County Court Justice after the county's formation in 1773, and Major General in the Revolutionary War, 1777. A native of Thurso, Scotland, he lived his last years on Chestnut Ridge, near Ligonier, and is buried just east of this marker.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 40° 18.299′ N, 79° 32.636′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on North Maple Avenue, 0.1 miles north of East Otterman Street (Pennsylvania Route 819), on the right when traveling south. Located at St. Clair Park near the Robertshaw Amphitheater. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg PA 15601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. One Academy Hill Place (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westmoreland County (about 700 feet away); Train Station at Greensburg (about 700 feet away); Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Huff Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Greensburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Arthur St. Clair at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arthur St. Clair - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on October 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Arthur St. Clair Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Arthur St. Clair Marker
Arthur St. Clair Portrait image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles Willson Peale-American Painter, 1782
3. Arthur St. Clair Portrait
Current location Independence National Historical Park , Philadelphia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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