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Bailey's Printshop

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Bailey's Printshop Marker
Inscription.  Francis Bailey, official printer to both the U.S. Congress and the Commonwealth, operated a printing office on this site from 1773 to 1780. Here, he produced many historic imprints including Thomas Paine's "Crisis No. 4."
 
Location. 40° 2.278′ N, 76° 18.387′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on W. King Street 0.1 miles east of Market Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 W King Street, 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. The Steinman Hardware Building (a few steps from this marker); Historic Site in Journalism (a few steps from this marker); Home Site of Col. William Henry (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Dale Kaufman (within shouting distance of this marker); Lancaster's 'freedom spies' (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (within shouting
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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.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Paine's Crisis #4. (Submitted on February 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraCommunicationsWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,236 times since then and 37 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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