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

Pennsylvania

 
 
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth.
Birthplace of
The Declaration of Independence
and
The Constitution of the United States

 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 43.547′ N, 78° 42.579′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Bedford Valley Road (US 220). The marker is 1650 feet from the state line with Maryland. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Road (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Camp Mason & Dixon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evart's Homesite (approx. 2.6 miles away in Maryland); American Indian Rockshelter Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away in Maryland); The Naming of the Lake (approx. 3.1 miles away in Maryland); Life in Pleasant Valley
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Marker
(approx. 3.6 miles away in Maryland); Folck's Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitics
 
Pennsylvania-Maryland State Line-Mason Dixon Line image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
3. Pennsylvania-Maryland State Line-Mason Dixon Line
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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