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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Williamsport

 
 
Williamsport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 24, 2011
1. Williamsport Marker
Inscription. Laid out 1795 by Michael Ross. Incorporated as a borough 1806; as a city 1866. At one time a leading lumber center of the nation. Trade and travel for over a century.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 15.021′ N, 76° 58.901′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and River Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 River Avenue, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lycoming County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dietrick Lamade (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Legacy of Little League (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Williamsport (approx. 1.5 miles away); Susquehanna Log Boom (approx. 1.6 miles away); Peter Herdic (approx. 1.6 miles away); Freedom Road Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Julia C. Collins (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Williamsport Begins | News of Yesteryear. American history is
Wide view of the Williamsport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 24, 2011
2. Wide view of the Williamsport Marker
filled with rags-to-riches stories of great achievers and great personages, and local history is no exception. Michael Ross, the reputed founder of the City of Williamsport, is one of those stories.
(Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. City of Williamsport - History. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Williamsport - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Williamsport image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 3, 2001
3. Williamsport
Looking from Bald Eagle Mountain across the Susquehanna River valley to Williamsport and the neighboring communities.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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