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New Bloomfield in Perry County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Perry County

 
 
Perry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
1. Perry County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 22, 1820 from Cumberland County. named for Oliver Hazard Perry, war of 1812 hero. Birthplace of two governors of Pennsylvania, one of California, and one of Minnesota. The county seat, Bloomfield (P. O. New Bloomfield) was incorporated 1831.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 25.199′ N, 77° 11.216′ W. Marker is in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is on S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bloomfield PA 17068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Bloomfield World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Perry County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Carson Long Military Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carson Long Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donald Campbell Willard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newport Fugitive Slave Rescue (approx. 4.8 miles away); St. Paulís Lutheran Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Newport Heritage Park (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bloomfield.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Perry County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Perry County Courthouse
On right. Civil War Memorial at left.
Perry County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
3. Perry County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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