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

Edward Shippen

1703 - 1781

 
 
Edward Shippen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Edward Shippen Marker
Inscription.
Chairman of
Committee of Correspondence
During American Revolution
Chief Burgess of Lancaster at time
of Paxton Massacre
Judge of the County Court
One of Founders and a Trustee
of Princeton University
Grandfather of Peggy, wife of
Benedict Arnold
Vestryman of St. James Church

 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.395′ N, 76° 18.192′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from Orange Street. Touch for map. Marker is inside St. James' Cemetery adjacent to church. 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. Captain Stephen Chambers (here, next to this marker); Jasper Yeates (here, next to this marker); Robert Coleman (here, next to this marker); General Edward Hand (here, next to this marker); Colonel Matthias Slough (here, next to this marker); Major John Light (here, next to this marker); William Augustus Atlee (here, next to this marker); The Rev. Thomas Barton (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .
Edward Shippen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Edward Shippen Marker
 Paxton Boys. (Submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Marker and Grave of Edward Shippen image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Marker and Grave of Edward Shippen
Edward Shippen's Grave image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
4. Edward Shippen's Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,731 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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