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

On August 4, 2000

 
 
On August 4, 2000 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 9, 2014
1. On August 4, 2000 Marker
Inscription. On August 4, 2000, a train carrying Texas Governor George W. Bush, his running mate Dick Cheney, U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, and future Congresswoman Melissa Hart stopped here in Wampum to greet approximately 500 people who had gathered by the tracks. Three months later in the closest election in history, Governor Bush was elected the 43rd President of the United States of America.
 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 40° 53.473′ N, 80° 20.526′ W. Marker is in Wampum, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wampum-New Castle Road and Clyde Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wampum PA 16157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Friedensstadt (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Friedensstadt (approx. 3 miles away); Seamless Tube Industry (approx. 3.5 miles away); Helling Stadium (approx. 4.2 miles away); Homewood Junction (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Homewood Iron Furnace (approx. 5.4 miles away); Homewood Falls (approx. 5.5 miles away); Mount Plesant Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
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On August 4, 2000 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 9, 2014
2. On August 4, 2000 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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