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

William Bigler

(1840-1880)

 
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. William Bigler Marker
Inscription.  State Senator, 1841-1847; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1852-1855; and U.S. Senator, 1856-1861. Opposed slavery; favored a Southern compromise to avoid the Civil War. His brother, John, was elected Governor of California, 1852. Resided here.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 41° 1.354′ N, 78° 26.28′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 North Second 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. Dimeling Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Clearfield County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Kurtz Bros. Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Senator William W. Betts (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Public Spirit"
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By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. William Bigler Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clearfield County's First Jail (about 800 feet away); Bigler House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Also see . . .  William Bigler at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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3. William Bigler
 
 
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 476 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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