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Nescopeck in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Peter F. Rothermel

 
 
Peter F. Rothermel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
1. Peter F. Rothermel Marker
Inscription. The noted painter was born in Nescopeck on July 8, 1812. His huge masterpiece, "Battle of Gettysburg," ordered by the State Legislature, is on display at the William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg.
 
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 3.124′ N, 76° 13.519′ W. Marker is in Nescopeck, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on 3rd Street (Pennsylvania Route 93) west of Montgomery Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nescopeck PA 18635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nescopeck (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Nescopeck (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wapwallopen (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fort Jenkins (approx. 5 miles away); Warriors Path (approx. 8.6 miles away); Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named The Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 10.2 miles away); Fort Wheeler (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil
 
Peter F. Rothermel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
2. Peter F. Rothermel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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