Horsham in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
16.5 square miles. Named for
a town in Sussex, England.
Site of Graeme Park,
residence of Governor Sir
William Keith 1717-1726.
First autogiro flight in
U.S. made here 1928, Pitcairn
Field - site became U.S.
Naval Air Station 1942.
Location. 40° 11.049′ N, 75° 7.927′ W. Marker is in Horsham, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Easton Road (Pennsylvania Route 611), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is along Easton Road between the Horsham Friends Meeting House and Homestead Lane. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Easton Road, Horsham PA 19044, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Horsham Friends Meeting Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Library (approx. 1½ miles away); Hatboro World War I Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Crooked Billet (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Crooked Billet (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Battle of the Crooked Billet John Fitch's Steamboat (was approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Keith House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Horsham.
Also see . . . History of Horsham Township. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.