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

Stephen Foster

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2017
1. Stephen Foster Marker
Inscription. The great writer of folk songs and ballads lived in Towanda in 1840-41. He attended Towanda Academy on the hill a short time and stayed with his brother William, a canal official.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 46.122′ N, 76° 26.586′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Main Street (US 6). Touch for map. The marker is in front of the First Citizens Bank. Marker is in this post office area: Towanda PA 18848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Daily Review (a few steps from this marker); Towanda Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Towanda First Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Macfarlane House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); Bradford County Soldiers & Sailors Monument (about 600 feet away); Bradford County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Edward Overton House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
 
Also see . . .  Stephen Foster - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Stephen Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Stephen Foster Marker
Stephen Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
3. Stephen Foster Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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