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Wormleysburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Wormley

 
 
John Wormley Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2009
1. John Wormley Memorial
Inscription.
Memorial to
John
Wormley.
1757 - 1825
Founder of
Wormleysburg

 
Location. 40° 15.375′ N, 76° 54.027′ W. Marker is in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Front Street (U.S. 11) and Walnut Street (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south on North Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lemoyne PA 17043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrisburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lemoyne - Bridgeport Heights (approx. half a mile away); Harrisburg Giants (approx. 0.6 miles away); City Island (approx. 0.7 miles away); Walnut Street Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Couch (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Couch - General Couch - Fort Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Couch (approx. mile away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
John Wormley Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2009
2. John Wormley Memorial
Susquehanna River and Harrisburg image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2009
3. Susquehanna River and Harrisburg
Looking across the river from the memorial.
John Wormley Marker image. Click for full size.
Gateway Historical Society, circa 2010
4. John Wormley Marker
John Wormley house located at Front & Walnut Streets in Wormleysburg, PA. The historical marker is located to the left of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Eulah Grugan of Camp Hill (actually live in Wormleysburg), Pennsylvania.
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