Newport in Perry County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Newport Fugitive Slave Rescue
Erected 2015 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1841.
Location. 40° 28.598′ N, 77° 7.963′ W. Marker is in Newport, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (PA 34) and South 4th Street on Market Street (PA 34). The marker is near the Lutheran Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport PA 17074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Newport Historic District (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (a few steps from this marker); The Settlement of Newport (a few steps from this marker); The Canal Era (a few steps from this marker); The Railroad Era (a few steps from this marker); Newport Heritage Park (a few steps from this marker); Carson Long Military Institute (approx. 4.8 miles away); Carson Long Institute (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.