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

David Wilmot

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. David Wilmot Marker
Inscription.  The great Free-Soiler, who began the fight on slavery extension with the Wilmot Proviso in 1846, lived in this house. Republican Party founder; its first candidate for Governor. He died here in 1868.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 41° 46.489′ N, 76° 26.717′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on York Avenue (US 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Towanda PA 18848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maxwell-Bennett House (a few steps from this marker); James H. Hawes House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. A. Decker House (about 400 feet away); Dr. Samuel Huston House (about 400 feet away); Guy Hulett Watkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Boyle
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. David Wilmot Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Towanda's Oldest House (approx. ¼ mile away); Edward Overton House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
 
Also see . . .
1. David Wilmot - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. David Wilmot - Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress. (Submitted on October 8, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
3. David Wilmot Marker
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4. David Wilmot
from The Biographical Dictionary of America, 1906, by Rossiter Johnson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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