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

David Wilmot

 
 
David Wilmot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. David Wilmot Marker
Inscription.  The author of the Wilmot Proviso of 1846 barring slavery from territory acquired in the Mexican War, was born in this house Jan. 20, 1814. He died at Towanda, March 16, 1868, after a notable career in the State and Nation.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansGovernment & PoliticsWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 36.766′ N, 75° 17.035′ W. Marker is in Bethany, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is on Old Wayne Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 395 Old Wayne Street, Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Mary Magdalen Parish Cemetery Children's Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Honesdale (approx. 2˝ miles away); Wayne Memorial Hospital (approx. 2.8 miles away);
David Wilmot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. David Wilmot Marker
Wayne County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Stourbridge Lion (approx. 2.8 miles away); 1829 Stourbridge Lion (approx. 2.8 miles away); Snubbing Post (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Stourbridge Lion (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. David Wilmot - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 8, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. David Wilmot - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on October 8, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
David Wilmot House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. David Wilmot House
David Wilmot image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. David Wilmot
after a lithograph by M.H. Traubel, between 1887 & 1900.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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