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

William Maclay, Esq.

1736 - 1804

 
 
William Maclay, Esq. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
1. William Maclay, Esq. Marker
Inscription.  Buried here is the first U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. In 1789, he and Robert Morris were the first from the Keystone State to be elected to the Senate of the United States.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 40° 15.815′ N, 76° 49.779′ W. Marker is in Paxtang, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker can be reached from Wilhelm Road. Marker is in the Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Harris, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Original Location of the Paxton Congregation (within shouting distance of this marker); Paxton Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paxton Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Paxton Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harrisburg (approx. 0.7 miles away); Parson John Elder House (approx.
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0.9 miles away); Harrisburg High School and Former John Harris High School (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paxtang.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers related to William Maclay
 
Grave Stone of William Maclay image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
2. Grave Stone of William Maclay
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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