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Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Simon Snyder

 
 
Simon Snyder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Simon Snyder Marker
Inscription. Three-term Governor of the Commonwealth, 1808-1817, and member of the General Assembly, 1797- 1807. Pennsylvania's first governor of German descent. Built this home in the early 1800's, and resided here until his death. Buried in First Lutheran Church cemetery nearby.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.059′ N, 76° 51.686′ W. Marker is in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is on North Market Street (Old U.S. 15) north of East Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of Selin's Grove Brewing Co., which is housed in the Gov. Snyder home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 North Market Street, Selinsgrove PA 17870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. mile away); Susquehanna University (approx. half a mile away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 0.6 miles away); The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (approx.
Wide view of the Simon Snyder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Simon Snyder Marker
Located in downtown Selinsgrove in front of Gov. Simon Snyder's restored home. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978
0.9 miles away); Penns Creek Massacre (approx. 1.2 miles away); Albany Purchase (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sunbury (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  National Governors Association - Pennsylvania Governor Simon Snyder. (Submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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The grave of Simon Snyder image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
3. The grave of Simon Snyder
Snyder is buried in the graveyard behind the Sharon Lutheran Church, in Selinsgrove.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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