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

Ira Allen

(1751 - 1814)

 
 
Ira Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Ira Allen Marker
Inscription.
Noted for a major role in establishing and defending an independent Vermont in 1777, he was a frontier entrepreneur, an officer of the Green Mountain Boys and in the 1775 American Revolution northern campaign. Allen was an author and principal founding father of the University of Vermont. He died on January 15, 1814, was buried in the “Free Quaker” graveyard in Philadelphia, later removed to a site nearby.
 
Erected by The Ira Allen Society.
 
Location. 40° 7.344′ N, 75° 26.121′ W. Marker is in Audubon, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Audubon Road 0.1 miles east of Pawlings Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the Audubon Recreation Fields. Marker is in this post office area: Audubon PA 19407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers of Washington's Army (a few steps from this marker); Mill Grove (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Timothy Matlack (approx. mile away); Loyal Patriots of Valley Forge (approx. 1.2 miles away); National Patriots Bell Tower
Ira Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Ira Allen Marker
Looking east along Audobon Road
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Patriots of African Descent (approx. 1.3 miles away); Waterman's Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Audubon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ira Allen. (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ira Allen at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesEducationHeroesMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Location of Ira Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
3. Location of Ira Allen Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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