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

York

 
 
York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. York Marker
Inscription. Laid out in 1741, by order of the Proprietors; the first Pennsylvania town west of the Susquehanna River. Seat of the Continental Congress, 1777-78; birthplace of the Articles of Confederation.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.764′ N, 76° 43.203′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on S. George Street 0.1 miles south of Rathton Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers and Sailors of the Late War of the Rebellion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Penn Common (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Smallwood Schoolhouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); York County Prison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Phineas Davis (approx. 1.2 miles away); The First Court House of York County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Globe Inn (approx. 1.2 miles away); York and York County World War II Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  York - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
York Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. York Hospital
Marker is in front of York Hospital
 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 799 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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