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

Sunbury

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Sunbury Marker
Inscription. Laid out 1772 as the county seat of Northumberland on the site of Indian Shamokin by surveyor-General Lukens and William Maclay. Borough incorporation Mar. 24, 1797. Here Fort Augusta was built in 1756. Historic center of travel, trade and industry.
 
Location. 40° 51.553′ N, 76° 46.519′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Highland Ave. (Pennsylvania Route 61), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the east side of the bridge. 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. The Hotel Edison (approx. 0.8 miles away); Northumberland Civil War Memorial (approx. one mile away); For Those Who Served (approx. one mile away); Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838) (approx. one mile away); Sunbury War Memorials (approx. one mile away); Northumberland County (approx. one mile away); The Bloody Spring (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Maclay (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Sunbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Sunbury Marker
 
 
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 152 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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