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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Penn

 
 
John Penn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
1. John Penn Marker
Inscription.
John Penn
Signer of the Declaration
of Independence

Placed by
Descendants of the Signers of the
Declaration of Independence, Inc.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 36° 7.914′ N, 79° 50.683′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker can be reached from Old Battleground Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located on a bench near the Signers Monument in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Signers Monument (here, next to this marker); Signers of the Declaration (here, next to this marker); William Hooper (here, next to this marker); Nathanael Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); The Monument and the General (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Founders (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. George Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph M. Morehead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
More about this marker.
John Penn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
2. John Penn Marker
Marker can be seen on the bench.
The top of the marker contains the Seal of the United States with a scroll that says “We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.”
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
John Penn Marker & the Signers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
3. John Penn Marker & the Signers Monument
The marker is located next to the Signers Monument that marks the grave of the North Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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