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Ira D. Sankey

 
 
Ira D. Sankey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Ira D. Sankey Marker
Inscription. Famous singing evangelist, fellow-worker with Dwight L. Moody in Europe and in America, was born August 28, 1840, at Edinburg, in a house since removed. He died in Brooklyn, New York, on August 13, 1908.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 0.85′ N, 80° 26.2′ W. Marker is in Edinburg, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 551 just from Erie Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Edinburg Post Office. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburg PA 16116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harbor Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 4.1 miles away); C. Frederick Post (was approx. 4.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); "Squaw Campaign" (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Western Reserve (approx. 4.7 miles away in Ohio); Lawrence County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Warner Brothers' First Theater (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ira D. Sankey - Wikipedia
Ira D. Sankey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. Ira D. Sankey Marker
. (Submitted on February 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Ira Sankey at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Singing Evangelist Ira D. Sankey. From Lawrence County Memoirs (Submitted on November 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Ira Sankey, American gospel singer and composer image. Click for full size.
3. Ira Sankey, American gospel singer and composer
Portrait is from Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations by Dwight Lyman Moody.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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