Mount Pleasant in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John W. Geary
Governor of Pennsylvania, 1867-73; born, 1819, in Mt. Pleasant. His active career included other important offices: First Mayor of San Francisco, 1850; Governor of Kansas Territory, 1856; Major General, Civil War. Died, 1873.
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 8.896′ N, 79° 32.545′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Diamond Street (Pennsylvania Route 819) and Standpipe Alley, on the left when traveling south on Diamond Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Veteran's Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant PA 15666, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mount Pleasant War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Clay Frick (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Edward Braddock and His Army (approx. half a mile away); Braddock's Military Road 1755 Morewood Massacre (approx. 1.2 miles away); Standard Shaft Mine and Coke Works (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Also see . . .
1. John White Geary. (Submitted on September 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John White Geary at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Government • Military • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • Political Subdivisions • Politics • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.