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

Articles of Confederation

 
 
Articles of Confederation Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Articles of Confederation Marker
The marker has been temporarly removed and replaced with a Christmas Tree. Photo is from another source.
Inscription. Our nation's first constitution. Adopted November 15, 1777, in the York County Courthouse, the Articles united the 13 colonies by establishing the government of the United States of America. Remained in effect until replaced by the Constitution in 1789.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.756′ N, 76° 43.66′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Market Street and George Street, on the left when traveling east on E. Market Street. 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 walking distance of this marker. McClean House (here, next to this marker); York surrenders to save city (here, next to this marker); Continental Treasury (a few steps from this marker); The Underground Railroad and Precursors to War (a few steps from this marker); Black Horse Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Provincial Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Globe Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); York and York County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Our Documents - Image of Articles of Confederation. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. The U.S. Constitution on Line - Text of Articles of Confederation. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Looking North from S. George St. Marker is in left forefront. image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 29, 2009
2. Looking North from S. George St. Marker is in left forefront.
Building at intersection image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
3. Building at intersection
Marker is in front of bank. There are historic markers at each corner of this intersection which was the town center in 1777.
Articles of Confederation, Page 1 image. Click for full size.
By Wikimedia Commons
4. Articles of Confederation, Page 1
 
 
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 1,159 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 12, 2011.
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