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

Pennsylvania

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth.
Birthplace of
THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
and
THE CONSTITUTION OF
THE UNITED STATES

 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 59.58′ N, 75° 45.174′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11 and Orchard Road on U.S. 11. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend PA 18821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Lokies" boost coal production ... (approx. 0.7 miles away); Joseph Smith (approx. 2 miles away); Binghamton and Upper Susquehanna (approx. 2.3 miles away in New York); a different marker also named Joseph Smith (approx. 6.5 miles away); “Go, and Be Baptized” (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Susquehanna River (approx. 6.6 miles away); Windsor (approx. 8.2 miles away in New York); Mother Theresa Maxis Duchemin (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 18 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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