Father of the Homestead Act, opening western lands to free settlement in 1862, lived at nearby Glenwood. Speaker of the House, 1861-63, and member of Congress, 1893-1903. Died in 1907; buried in Harford Cemetery a few miles from here.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 45.739′ N, 75° 45.185′ W. Marker is in Kingsley, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11 and Pennsylvania Route 547 on U.S. 11. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsley PA 18826, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Congregational Bell (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Galusha Grow (approx. 7.9 miles away); Tunkhannock Viaduct (approx. 9.5 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away); Jonathan Jasper Wright (1840-1885) (approx. 9.7 miles away); a different marker also named Tunkhannock Viaduct (approx. 9.9 miles away); Hometown of Christy Mathewson (approx. 13.8 miles away); Christy Mathewson (approx. 14.1 miles away).
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