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Milford in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Judge John Biddis

1749-1820

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Judge John Biddis Marker
Inscription. In honor of Judge John Biddis founder of Milford, Pennsylvania in 1796. He named Milford after a town in Wales, the home of his ancestors. Judge Biddis was one of the first four circuit judges appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania.

Assigned to this district he recognized the area as an ideal town-site and laid it out following the general plan of his native Philadelphia. This monument is located on one of the several lots preserved to the town by Judge Biddis for public use.
 
Erected 1965 by Pike County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 19.457′ N, 74° 48.037′ W. Marker is in Milford, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (US 6) and High Street on Broad Street (US 6). Touch for map. This marker is next to the Tom Quick Inn. Marker is in this post office area: Milford PA 18337, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pike County (within shouting distance of this marker); Centre Square Drinking Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Courthouse (within

Judge John Biddis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Judge John Biddis Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Fauchère (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milford (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gifford Pinchot (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Gifford Pinchot (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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