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Daniel Drawbaugh

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Daniel Drawbaugh Marker
Inscription. Inventor of a telephone for which he sought a patent in 1880. Claims contested by Bell Telephone, which won the court decision in 1888. Born in this village, July 14, 1827, where he developed his inventions; he removed in 1904 to Camp Hill, where he died November 2, 1911.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 13.449′ N, 76° 54.403′ W. Marker is in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Creek Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 Creek Road, New Cumberland PA 17070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rolling Green Cemetery Veterans' Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Lemoyne (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cumberland Riflemen (approx. 1.5 miles away); Maurice K. Goddard (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fort Couch (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Skirmish of Oyster’s Point (approx. 1.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Daniel Drawbaugh - Explore PA History. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Daniel Drawbaugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Daniel Drawbaugh Marker

 
Categories. Notable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Daniel Drawbaugh image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1907
3. Daniel Drawbaugh
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Birthplace of Daniel Drawbaugh image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1907
4. Birthplace of Daniel Drawbaugh
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 962 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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