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Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Northumberland County

 
 
Northumberland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Northumberland County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 21, 1772 from Lancaster, Cumberland, Berks, Bedford and Northampton counties. Some 27 counties today occupy its once vast area. Sunbury, the county seat, was laid out 1772. Site of Fort Augusta, a key post built 1756-57.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 51.716′ N, 76° 47.671′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 2nd Street, on the right on Market 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 walking distance of this marker. Sunbury War Memorials (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838) (about 300 feet away); For Those Who Served (about 400 feet away); Northumberland Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); First Electric Light (about 700 feet away); William Maclay (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hotel Edison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Danville-Pottsville R.R. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
Northumberland CountyCourthouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Northumberland CountyCourthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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