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Pleasant Mount in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jirah Mumford

1792-1916

 
 
Jirah Mumford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Jirah Mumford Marker
Inscription. Erected in memory of Jirah Mumford and his descendants. He was one the first settlers in Wayne County Pennsylvania. It was also marks the place of his settlement in Belmont when he came from Connecticut on March 5, 1792
 
Location. 41° 44.431′ N, 75° 27.369′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Mount, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Great Bend Turnpike (PA 371/670) and Belmont and Easton Turnpike on Great Bend Turnpike (PA 371/670). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Mount PA 18453, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Meredith (here, next to this marker); Sarah Mary Benjamin (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Samuel Meredith (approx. 1.1 miles away); Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel (approx. 6.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Monkey Run Park (approx. 10.1 miles away); Simpson, Lackawanna County, Pa. (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Mount.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Jirah Mumford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Jirah Mumford Marker
Jirah Mumford Marker next to the Samuel Meredith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Jirah Mumford Marker next to the Samuel Meredith Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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