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

Thomas Mifflin

 
 
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By Dominic Deeble, January 23, 2015
1. Thomas Mifflin Marker
Inscription.  Member of the Continental Congress, a Revolutionary soldier, first Pennsylvania governor, 1790-99, lived at his estate Angelica from 1774 to 1794. The Berks County Farm and Home now occupies the site.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 40° 18.422′ N, 75° 57.562′ W. Marker is in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lancaster Avenue (US 222) and Mifflin Blvd. on East Lancaster Avenue (US 222). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19607, 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. Shillington Veterans of War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Reading Public Museum Wetland
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By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Thomas Mifflin Marker
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); The Arboretum at the Reading Public Museum (approx. 1˝ miles away); Who Lived Here Thousands of Years Ago? (approx. 1˝ miles away); Wyomissing Creek Restoration Project (approx. 1˝ miles away); Breast Cancer Support Services (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cyrus D. Hornberger (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Mifflin - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. MarkerQuest - Thomas Mifflin. Further information and images relating to the life of Pennsylvania's first governor. (Submitted on June 17, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
3. Thomas Mifflin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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