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St. Marys in Elk County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Marys

 
 
St. Marys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
1. St. Marys Marker
Inscription. Founded, 1842, as Marienstadt, by the German-American Catholic Brotherhood, St. Marys was a haven from persecution. It was aided by the Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore merchants, and Ludwig I, King of Bavaria.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 25.681′ N, 78° 33.654′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, in Elk County. Marker is at the intersection of Erie Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 120) and Michael Street, on the right when traveling south on Erie Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the veteran's memorial park in downtown St. Marys. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys PA 15857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Decker's Chapel (approx. 1.9 miles away); First State Game Lands (approx. 7.7 miles away); Elk County (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to the City of St. Marys. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
St. Marys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
2. St. Marys Marker
St. Marys Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
3. St. Marys Veterans Memorial
 
 
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 327 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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