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Cumberland Valley Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth.
Birthplace of
The Declaration of Independence
and
The Constitution of the United States

 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Quakerism ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1681.
 
Location. 39° 43.547′ N, 78° 42.579′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Valley Township, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Bedford Valley Road. The marker is 1650 feet from the state line with Maryland. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 Bedford Valley Road, Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Road (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Camp Mason & Dixon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evart's Homesite (approx. 2.6
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By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
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miles away in Maryland); American Indian Rockshelter Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away in Maryland); The Naming of the Lake (approx. 3.1 miles away in Maryland); Ellerslie Honor Roll (approx. 3.6 miles away in Maryland); Life in Pleasant Valley (approx. 3.6 miles away in Maryland); Folck's Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away in Maryland).
 
Pennsylvania-Maryland State Line-Mason Dixon Line image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
3. Pennsylvania-Maryland State Line-Mason Dixon Line
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 277 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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