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

William Maclay

 
 
William Maclay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, March 15, 2008
1. William Maclay Marker
Inscription.  In the stone house opposite lived William Maclay, who as a member of the first U.S. Senate, wrote a famous Journal of its debates. A critic of Washington and Hamilton. Pioneer leader of Jeffersonian Democracy.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 15.707′ N, 76° 53.276′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Front Street and South Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Maclay Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Donald Cameron Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Donald Cameron (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Michael’s Lutheran Church
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parish Church of St. Lawrence (Former) (about 300 feet away); The John Crain Kunkel and Katherine Smoot Kunkel Memorial (about 300 feet away); Keystone Hall (about 300 feet away); Executive Mansion (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other William Maclay Markers
 
Also see . . .
1. Journal of William McClay - U. S. Senate. (Submitted on March 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. William Maclay - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. William Maclay at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,289 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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