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

Philander Knox

 
 
Philander Knox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Philander Knox Marker
Inscription. Born May 6, 1853 in a house still standing on Front Street. Attorney-General in 1901, leading the anti-trust fight. A U.S. Senator, 1904–09. Secretary of State under Taft. Re-elected Senator in 1917. Died in 1921.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.267′ N, 79° 52.9′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 322 Front St., Brownsville PA 15417, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brashear House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Redstone Old Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brownsville (approx. ¼ mile away); Dunlap’s Creek Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brownsville - Route 40 Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
More about this marker. The house is two blocks away. The marker was probably erected here because this is the main drag through town.
 
Also see . . .
1. Philander C. Knox
Knox House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Knox House and Marker
On Front Street
. Entry in Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on December 9, 2006.) 

2. Philander Knox - Behind the Marker. Explore PA History (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Philander Chase Knox at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Previous Location of the Philander Knox Marker on Market Street image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
3. Previous Location of the Philander Knox Marker on Market Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,561 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 9, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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