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

Arthur Saint Clair

(1737-1818)

 
 
Arthur St. Clair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Arthur St. Clair Marker
Inscription. President, Continental Congress, 1787; member, 1785-87. First Governor of the Northwest Territory (lying between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers), 1787-1802. Earlier, he was Westmoreland County Court Justice after the county's formation in 1773, and Major General in the Revolutionary War, 1777. A native of Thurso, Scotland, he lived his last years on Chestnut Ridge, near Ligonier, and is buried just east of this marker.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.299′ N, 79° 32.636′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on North Maple Avenue 0.1 miles north of East Otterman Street (Pennsylvania Route 819), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at St. Clair Park near the Robertshaw Amphitheater. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg PA 15601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Westmoreland County (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Train Station at Greensburg (about 700 feet away); Toll House (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Toll House
Arthur St. Clair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Arthur St. Clair Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Allen (approx. 3 miles away); Sion Church-Herolds Settlement (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hannastown (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Arthur St. Clair at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arthur St. Clair - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on October 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentWar, US Revolutionary
 
Arthur St. Clair Portrait image. Click for full size.
By Charles Willson Peale-American Painter, 1782
3. Arthur St. Clair Portrait
Current location Independence National Historical Park , Philadelphia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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