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Drexel Hill in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. George Smith

(1804-1882)

 
 
Dr. George Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. Dr. George Smith Marker
Inscription. A doctor, judge, scientist, and State Senator. Smith came to Collenbrook in 1829 upon his marriage to Mary Lewis, heir to this eighteenth-century family estate. He was founder of the Delaware County Institute of Science and author of the 1862 "History of Delaware County." While a Senator as chairman of the Education Committee, he drafted the 1836 law providing for this State's first public school code.
 
Erected 1985 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.069′ N, 75° 19.26′ W. Marker is in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from Mansion Drive. Touch for map. The marker is located on the Collenbrook property. Marker is in this post office area: Drexel Hill PA 19026, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Collen Brook Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Lower Swedish Cabin (approx. 1.4 miles away); Springfield Friends Meeting (approx. 1 miles away); Thomas Garrett (approx. 1 miles away); The Llanerch Car Barn (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Battle of Llanerch Crossing
Dr. George Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Dr. George Smith Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); The Birth of Llanerch (approx. 1.8 miles away); 1696 Massey House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Drexel Hill.
 
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Dr. George Smith Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
3. Dr. George Smith Residence
Sign at the entrance to the Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
4. Sign at the entrance to the Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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