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Philip P. Bliss

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
1. Philip P. Bliss Marker
Inscription. The great singing evangelist and gospel song writer was born July 9, 1838, in a log house which stood a little distance from here. He lived and worked on the farm and in nearby lumber camps until the age of 16.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 12.723′ N, 78° 34.144′ W. Marker is in Penfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Bennetts Valley Highway (Pennsylvania Route 255) 0.4 miles north of State Park Road (Pennsylvania Route 153), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penfield PA 15849, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Rosenkrans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike (approx. 9.5 miles away); Decker's Chapel (approx. 13.1 miles away); Civil War Resistance (approx. 13.3 miles away); The Big Spring (approx. 13.8 miles away); Clearfield County (approx. 14.6 miles away); Bigler House (approx. 14.6 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Philip Bliss American Hymn Writer and Gospel Singer. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Philip P. Bliss Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
2. Philip P. Bliss Marker
Looking north on Bennetts Valley Highway (PA 255)

2. Philip Paul Bliss at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Philip P. Bliss image. Click for full size.
By Dwight L. Moody
3. Philip P. Bliss
From Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations
Philip P. Bliss image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress, circa 1872
4. Philip P. Bliss
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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