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West Brownsville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James G. Blaine

 
 
James G. Blaine Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. James G. Blaine Marker
Inscription. Born Jan. 31, 1838, on this site, of Pennsylvania pioneer ancestry. Washington College graduate. Moved to Maine in 1854. Served the nation as member of Congress, party leader and Secretary of State.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.574′ N, 79° 53.218′ W. Marker is in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Main Street west of Penn Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 238 Main Street, Brownsville PA 15417, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Redstone Old Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steamboat Enterprise/Boatbuilding Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dunlapís Creek Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brownsville - Route 40 Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Cast Iron Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Regarding James G. Blaine. James Blaine was the author of the so-called Blaine Amendments found in many state constitutions which are bedeviling the push for school vouchers today.
 
Also see . . .
1. Blaine, James Gillespie, (1830 - 1893)
House Where James Blaine Was Born image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. House Where James Blaine Was Born
House is in the shadow of the new U.S. 40 Monongahela river bridge.
. From the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.) 

2. James G. Blaine. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
3. James Gillespie Blaine at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Hon. James G. Blaine image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1870
3. Hon. James G. Blaine
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,506 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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