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Joseph Priestley

 
 
Joseph Priestley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Joseph Priestley Marker
Inscription. The noted English scientist, discovered of oxygen, and Unitarian theologian lived in Northumberland, 1794 to 1804. His home and laboratory along the river are now a Priestley memorial and museum.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 53.682′ N, 76° 48.602′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Duke Street (Pennsylvania Route 147) and 10th Street when traveling south on Duke Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania Canal (approx. one mile away); Joseph Priestley House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wyoming Path (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Joseph Priestley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Shikellamy (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Shikellamy (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Augusta (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Joseph Priestley House and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Joseph Priestley House and Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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