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

Joseph Priestley House

 
 
Joseph Priestley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Joseph Priestley House Marker
Inscription.  Home, 1794 - 1804 of the noted English scientist.

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 40° 53.432′ N, 76° 47.401′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Priestley Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Log House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal

Joseph Priestley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Joseph Priestley House Marker
In this house
Lived Worked Died
Joseph Priestley
Born 1733 Died 1804
Clergyman Scientist Author
Discoverer of Oxygen
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(approx. half a mile away); Wyoming Path (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
 
Joseph Priestley House and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
3. Joseph Priestley House and Museum
House was built for $6,100 and featured inside shutters. It also included Priestley's laboratory
Joseph Priestley House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
4. Joseph Priestley House
National Historic Chemical Landmark
Joseph Priestley House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
5. Joseph Priestley House
American Chemical Society
Joseph Priestley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
6. Joseph Priestley House Marker
Joseph Priestley Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
7. Joseph Priestley Grave
New grave marker erected 1971.
Joseph Priestley's Original Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
8. Joseph Priestley's Original Grave Marker
Text is blocked by newer marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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