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

William Bigler

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
1. William Bigler Marker
Inscription. Governor of Pennsylvania, 1853-55; birthplace about one mile west of here. In office he opposed the chartering of wildcat banks and passage of "omnibus bills." U.S. Senator 1856-1861. A brother, John, also born here, was Governor of California. 1852-1856.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.786′ N, 77° 11.544′ W. Marker is in Dromgold, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 34 and Pennsylvania Route 850 on State Route 34. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shermans Dale PA 17090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Bannister Gibson (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Route of United States Army Despatch Riders / Confederate Soldiers Farthest Advance (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Farthest North (approx. 5 miles away); Perry County Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); New Bloomfield World War I Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Perry County (approx. 5.1 miles away); Carson Long Military Institute (approx. 5.2 miles away); Donald Campbell Willard (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. William Bigler - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
William Bigler image. Click for full size.
By Lbrary of Congress
2. William Bigler
. (Submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. William Bigler - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. William Bigler at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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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 622 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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