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Home Site of Col. William Henry

1729 - 1786

 
 
Home Site of Col. William Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Home Site of Col. William Henry Marker
Plaque is on the Central Market Building.
Inscription.
Prominent patriot
Master rifle maker
Enterprising and
successful
experimenter in
steam navigation

 
Erected 1931 by the Lancaster County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 2.293′ N, 76° 18.372′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Touch for map. Plaque is on the wall of the Central Market on the NW corner of the intersection of King and Queen Streets. 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. S. Dale Kaufman (here, next to this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Center Square (Penn Square) (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Transportation Routes (within shouting distance of this marker); Bailey's Printshop (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Site in Journalism (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,203 times since then and 59 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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