Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In commemoration of William Findlay. Born in Mercersburg June 20, 1768; member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives five sessions, 1797-1807; State Treasurer for eleven years; Governor of the Commonwealth 1817-1820; United States Senator from Pennsylvania for six years, and treasurer of the Philadelphia Mint, 1827-1841. The most distinguished son of an eminent family in old Mercersburg.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is June 20, 1750.
Location. 39° 49.812′ N, 77° 54.239′ W. Marker is in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 16) and N. Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north on N. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named William Findlay (a few steps from this marker); Lot No. 26 (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuart's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Steiger House at Mercersburg (about Lot 32 (about 500 feet away); Captain Robert Parker House (about 500 feet away); President Buchanan’s Home (about 600 feet away); Lane House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.