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John W. Geary

(1819 - 1873)

 
 
John W. Geary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. John W. Geary Marker
Inscription. Two-term Governor of Pennsylvania, 1867-73. Major General in Civil War. Colonel, 2nd Pa. Regiment in Mexican War. Governor, Kansas Territory, First postmaster & first mayor of San Francisco. His home was a block east at 308 Market Street.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 13.585′ N, 76° 51.854′ W. Marker is in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge St. and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south on Bridge St.. Touch for map. Marker is near Baughman United Methodist Church. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland PA 17070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marcus A. Reno (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Howard Day (approx. 1.8 miles away); John Harris Sr. Grave Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Harris/Simon Cameron Mansion (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Harris Mansion (approx. 2.2 miles away); Daniel Drawbaugh (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harrisburg (approx. 2.3 miles away); Harrisburg Hospital (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Cumberland.
 
Regarding John W. Geary.
John W. Geary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. John W. Geary Marker
Home at 308 Market St. has been demolished and location is now a grocery store.
 
Also see . . .
1. John White Geary - Civil War. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John W. Geary - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. John W. Geary - San Francisco Mayor. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
John W. Geary image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1860
3. John W. Geary
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,123 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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