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

Halehurst

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
1. Halehurst Marker
Inscription.  An Englishman's country estate known previously as Moshannon Hall, built in 1813 by Hardman Philips, brother of Henry Philipsburg's founder in 1797. The house includes 25 rooms and 13 fireplaces.
 
Erected by Moshannon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Centre County Commissioners.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 40° 53.874′ N, 78° 13.048′ W. Marker is in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of East Presqueisle Street and Sixth Street, on the right when traveling east on East Presqueisle Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philipsburg PA 16866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Philipsburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Henry Simler House (approx. ¼ mile away); Kyler Homestead (approx. 2.1 miles away);
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
2. Halehurst Marker
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Indian Paths (approx. 2½ miles away); Osceola Mills (approx. 4.2 miles away); Plumbe Forge (approx. 6 miles away); Boggs Township (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philipsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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