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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel John Franklin

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Colonel John Franklin Marker
Inscription.  Leader of Connecticut land claimants. Served in Sullivan Campaign, 1779. Imprisoned in 1787-89 for leading new state movement. Later served in Pa. legislature. Moved here in 1789; died in 1831. Homesite and grave are east of road.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 56.992′ N, 76° 30.088′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Riverside Drive (PA 1043). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Sullivan (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. mile away); Athens Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Roll of Honor (approx. mile away); Vietnam Veterans (approx. mile away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. mile away); Stephen Foster (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Colonel John Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Colonel John Franklin Marker
Colonel John Franklin Marker-Country side image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
3. Colonel John Franklin Marker-Country side
 

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