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East Greenville in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Palm

 
 
Palm Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
1. Palm Marker
Inscription.

Named for
an old palm tree on
hotel sign that stood in village
Founded
1716
(Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 40° 25.418′ N, 75° 31.488′ W. Marker is in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Gravel Pike (Pennsylvania Route 29) north of Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 745 Gravel Pike, East Greenville PA 18041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Hereford Furnace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Frank N.D. Buchman (approx. 2.8 miles away); Goshenhoppen (approx. 3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Indian Jasper Quarries (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Greenville.
 
More about this marker. The marker is most likely a former village limits sign that has been moved to its nearly inaccessible location. It is similar in style to many extant town limits signs across Pennsylvania, but the contributor does
Palm Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
2. Palm Marker
At left, nearly hidden among the shrubs
not know its provenance.
 
Also see . . .  Palm, Pennsylvania at Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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