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

Simon Snyder

 
 
Simon Snyder Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Simon Snyder Marker
Inscription.  Born, 1759, on this site. Governor of Pennsylvania for three terms, 1808-17. His strong appeal for a call to arms, and defense of sound currency, during War of 1812, are noteworthy. Died in 1819 at Selinsgrove.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 2.54′ N, 76° 18.392′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Queen Street 0.1 miles north of Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Medical Society (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lancaster County Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lancaster County Vietnam War Veterans Memorial (about 500
Site of Simon Snyder's birthplace. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Site of Simon Snyder's birthplace.
feet away); Lancaster County World War II Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lancaster County World War II Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lancaster County Civil War Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Harry P. Forry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,334 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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