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Germany Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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By Mike Wintermantel, June 15, 2016
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 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. 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° 43.272′ N, 77° 4.022′ W. Marker is in Germany Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Pike (Pennsylvania Route 97) and Mathias Road, on the right when traveling north on Baltimore Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Littlestown PA 17340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Charles M. Morehead, Sr.
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 15, 2016
2. Pennsylvania Marker
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 1.9 miles away); Littlestown War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Littlestown (approx. 2 miles away); Peter (Klein) Little (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Littlestown (approx. 2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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