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Kingsley in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Galusha Grow

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Galusha Grow Marker
Inscription.

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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers Orphan School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Original Congregational Bell (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Galusha Grow (approx. 2.9 miles away); Harford, Penna. (approx. 2.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Galusha Grow (approx. 7.9 miles away); Sylvanus Mulford House (approx. 8 miles away); Homestead Bill of 1862 (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
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Galusha Grow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Galusha Grow Marker
 Galusha Grow - Biographical Directory of the :United States Congress. (Submitted on October 7, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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