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

Hall & Sellers Press

 
 
Hall & Sellers Press Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Hall & Sellers Press Marker
Inscription. First printing press west of Susquehanna River was set up on this site. Here, government publications and continental currency were printed while Congress met in York, Sept. 1777 to June 1778.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.718′ N, 76° 43.783′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Market Street and Beaver St., on the right when traveling east on W. 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. Gen. Wayne Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Major John Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Thomas Hartley (within shouting distance of this marker); York County's 250th Anniversary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Four Chaplains (about 300 feet away); Lewis Miller 1796 - 1882 (about 400 feet away); Cherry Lane (about 400 feet away); York and York County World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  History of Printing in America. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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