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Near New London in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas McKean

 
 
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By Karl Stelly, December 15, 2010
1. Thomas McKean Marker
Next to the wooden fence that borders Newark Road
Inscription. The signer of the Declaration of Independence, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania and Governor, from 1799 to 1808, was born on this farm on March 19, 1734. Also active in the politics of Delaware, he encouraged Caesar Rodney to cast the deciding vote for American Independence.
 
Erected by The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.786′ N, 75° 50.936′ W. Marker is near New London, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Newark Road (Pennsylvania Route 896) 0.1 miles south of Walnut Glen Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New London PA 19360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Minguannan Indian Town (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ann Preston, M.D. (approx. 4.4 miles away); “New Munster” (approx. 4.6 miles away in Maryland); The Wedge (approx. 4.6 miles away in Delaware); Rock Presbyterian Church
Thomas McKean Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, April 25, 2013
2. Thomas McKean Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away in Maryland); The Chambers House (approx. 5 miles away in Delaware); Hosanna Meeting House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lincoln University (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas McKean - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on December 23, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Thomas McKean - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 23, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. Thomas McKean - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Thomas McKean at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,167 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 19, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on June 29, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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