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

Simon Snyder

 
 
Simon Snyder Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Simon Snyder Marker
Inscription. Born, 1759, on this site. Governor of Pennsylvania for three terms, 1808-17. His strong appeal for a call to arms, and defense of sound currency, during War of 1812, are noteworthy. Died in 1819 at Selinsgrove.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.54′ N, 76° 18.392′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Queen Street 0.1 miles north of Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Medical Society (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Stables and Barracks (about 600 feet away); Revolutionary War Stables (about 600 feet away); James Hazlett Binns (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ruamie Hill Binns (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Ellicott (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Simon (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
Site of Simon Snyder's birthplace. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Site of Simon Snyder's birthplace.

 
Also see . . .  National Governors Association - Pennsylvania Governor Simon Snyder. (Submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,218 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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