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Paoli in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Anthony Wayne

 
 
Gen. Anthony Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
1. Gen. Anthony Wayne Marker
Inscription. The house in which the Revolutionary leader and Indian fighter was born, Jan. 1, 1745, stands about a mile away. Died at Erie, Dec. 15, 1796; now buried at St. Davidís Church, four and a half miles away.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. 1947

 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.525′ N, 75° 28.589′ W. Marker is in Paoli, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of E Lancaster Avenue (U.S. 30) and Leopard Road (Pennsylvania Route 252), on the left when traveling west on E Lancaster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is near the Paoli Shopping Center. Marker is in this post office area: Paoli PA 19301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Paoli Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); Rear of the Camp (approx. 2.1 miles away); “Remember Paoli!” (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Land on Which the Battle of Paoli was Fought (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Life (approx. 2.3 miles away); General Wayneís Encampment
Marker on E Lancaster Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
2. Marker on E Lancaster Avenue
(approx. 2.3 miles away); “ÖThe most dreadful scene I have ever beheld.” (approx. 2.3 miles away); “A Dreadful scene of havock” (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. The American Revolution Home Page. (Submitted on November 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. General Anthony Wayne - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Gen. Anthony Wayne Equestrian Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
3. Gen. Anthony Wayne Equestrian Statue
This statue of Gen. Anthony Wayne is found at Valley Forge Historical Park, about 3½ miles from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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