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

James Smith

 
 
James Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. James Smith Marker
Inscription. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, delegate to Continental Congress, Colonel of Associators, lawyer and ironmaster, lies buried in this churchyard.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.829′ N, 76° 43.392′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on E. Market Street 0.1 miles east of Queen Street, on the left when traveling east. 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. "York House" (a few steps from this marker); 148 East Philadelphia Street (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William C. Goodridge (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named William C. Goodridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Court House of York County (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First National Thanksgiving (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Men who don't often weep wept then" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Provincial Courthouse (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Related markers.
Grave marker of James Smith image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Grave marker of James Smith
James Smith
one of the Signers of the
Declaration of Independence
Died July 11th 1806
Aged 93 years
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Codorus Furnace markers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Associators. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.MilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
DAR marker at grave image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
3. DAR marker at grave
Full view of grave stone image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
4. Full view of grave stone
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
5. First Presbyterian Church
James Smith Obelisk image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
6. James Smith Obelisk
Col. James Smith Obelisk image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
7. Col. James Smith Obelisk
 
 
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 1,025 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.
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