Near Addison in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 1.)
Location. 39° 43.338′ N, 79° 18.283′ W. Marker is near Addison, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) near the Maryland state line, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Addison PA 15411, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Road (here, next to this marker); Bear Camp (approx. one mile away in Maryland); Toll House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Great Crossings (approx. 2.3 miles away); Keyser’s Ridge (approx. 3.7 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Addison.
Also see . . .
1. The Quaker Province: 1681–1776. Page on the Pennsylvania legislature site. (Submitted on May 14, 2006.)
2. . Quote from site: “ The name Pennsylvania was specified in the charter given to William Penn by England's Charles II in 1680. The Latin Sylvania meaning "woodlands" was added to Penn to create "Penn's woods." ” (Submitted on May 14, 2006.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Events • Political Subdivisions •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,570 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.