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Bigler House

 
 
Bigler House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Bigler House Marker
Inscription.  This property was deeded in 1825 by Abraham Witmer to A.B. Reed, a descendent of an early Clearfield settler, making it one of the county's earliest recorded property transactions. According to an early map of the borough, the lot was owned by William Bigler who served as governor of Pennsylvania 1852-1855, and US senator 1856-1861, to date, the only Clearfield County resident to serve as governor of Pennsylvania. The present building was constructed in the 1880s by Governor Bigler's son William Dock Bigler.
 
Erected 2002 by Johnston Nelson & Shimmel LLC.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 41° 1.469′ N, 78° 26.357′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. The house is now the Clearfield County Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 East Pine Street, Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clearfield County (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); Kurtz Bros. Building (about 600 feet away); Senator William W. Betts (about 600 feet away); William Bigler (about 800 feet away); Dimeling Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clearfield County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The "Public Spirit" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clearfield County Historical Society and Museum. (Submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Wikipedia article about William Bigler. (Submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Bigler House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Bigler House Marker
Hon. William Bigler of PA image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, circa 1860
3. Hon. William Bigler of PA
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Bigler House - Clearfield County Historical Society image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
4. Bigler House - Clearfield County Historical Society
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 788 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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