Newport in Perry County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Newport Fugitive Slave Rescue
Erected 2015 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 28.598′ N, 77° 7.963′ W. Marker is in Newport, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (PA 34) and South 4th Street on Market Street (PA 34). Touch for map. The marker is near the Lutheran Church. Marker is in this post office area: Newport PA 17074, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paulís Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Newport Heritage Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Carson Long Military Institute (approx. 4.8 miles away); Carson Long Institute (approx. Donald Campbell Willard (approx. 4.8 miles away); Perry County (approx. 4.8 miles away); New Bloomfield World War I Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Perry County Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
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