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

Andrew G. Curtin

 
 
Andrew G. Curtin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Andrew G. Curtin Marker
Inscription. Governor of Pennsylvania, 1861-67, was born on this site. He brought about the establishment of State Normal Schools; organized the famed Pennsylvania Reserve Corps; obtained funds for the erection of State Orphan Schools.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 54.678′ N, 77° 46.661′ W. Marker is in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of South Allegheny Street (Pennsylvania Route 144) and West Cherry Street, on the right when traveling south on South Allegheny Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bellefonte (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anna Wagner Keichline (about 300 feet away); Centre County (about 300 feet away); Centre County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); The Mills Brothers (about 400 feet away); James A. "Billboard" Jackson (about 600 feet away); Bellefonte Governors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucinda Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .  Andrew Gregg Curtin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Andrew G. Curtin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Andrew G. Curtin Marker
Andrew G. Curtin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, September 1, 2014
3. Andrew G. Curtin Marker
Andrew Gregg Curtin Governor of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Mathew Brady or Levin C. Handy, circa 1860
4. Andrew Gregg Curtin Governor of Pennsylvania
Andrew G. Curtin Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
5. Andrew G. Curtin Statue
In front of Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte
Former Home of Andrew G. Curtin Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
6. Former Home of Andrew G. Curtin Plaque
Civil War Governor of Pennsylvania
1861-1867

Now the BPOE in Bellefonte
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.   4, 5, 6. submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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