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

Simon Cameron

 
 
Simon Cameron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 24, 2008
1. Simon Cameron Marker
Inscription. Noted leader in state and national politics, statesman, diplomat, member of Lincoln's cabinet, U.S. Senator. Was born, 1799, in a log house that stood on this site. Died in 1889 at Donegal Springs.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 4.506′ N, 76° 34.968′ W. Marker is in Maytown, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on W. High Street 0.1 miles west of River Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maytown PA 17550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In honor of those who served in the World War (within shouting distance of this marker); In honor of those who served our country in Korea & Vietnam (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Donegal Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); The Witness Tree Monument (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Donegal Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); The Witness Tree (approx. 2 miles away); River Brethren (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maytown.
 
Related markers.
Marker and house that is now on the site. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 24, 2008
2. Marker and house that is now on the site.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Simon Cameron's Mansion in Harrisburg
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,204 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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