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Wellsboro in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William A. Stone

 
 
William A. Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
1. William A. Stone Marker
Inscription. Governor of Pennsylvania 1899-1903, Congressman in 1891-1899; was born two and a half miles SW of here April 18, 1846. Graduate of Mansfield Normal. Began Law practice in Wellsboro, 1870. Moved to Pittsburgh, 1877. Died March 1, 1920.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 44.833′ N, 77° 18.132′ W. Marker is in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 660) and Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 287), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the northern edge of the Wellsboro village green. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsboro PA 16901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwin A. VanValkenburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Nessmuk (within shouting distance of this marker); Tioga County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Wells Morris (about 300 feet away); The First Bank
Wide view of the William A. Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
2. Wide view of the William A. Stone Marker
(about 300 feet away); a different marker also named William A. Stone (approx. 4.2 miles away); Pine Creek Path (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Governors Association - Pennsylvania Governor William Alexis Stone. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Stone, William Alexis, (1846 - 1920). (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. William A. Stone - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Grave of William A. Stone at the Wellsboro Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, May 31, 2014
3. Grave of William A. Stone at the Wellsboro Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 15, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
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