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Home Site of Col. William Henry

1729 - 1786

 
 
Home Site of Col. William Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Home Site of Col. William Henry Marker
Plaque is on the Central Market Building.
Inscription.  
Prominent patriot
Master rifle maker
Enterprising and
successful
experimenter in
steam navigation

 
Erected 1931 by the Lancaster County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 40° 2.293′ N, 76° 18.372′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Plaque is on the wall of the Central Market on the NW corner of the intersection of King and Queen Streets. 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. S. Dale Kaufman (here, next to this marker); Penn Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Lancaster's 'freedom spies' (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Transportation Routes (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Center Square (Penn Square) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,532 times since then and 32 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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