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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22R0_dromgold-farm_Shermans-Dale-PA.html
The tract of land containing the Dromgold Farm was initially settled by Benjamin Cunningham in 1828. It remained in the Cunningham/Dromgold family until 2009, when it was bequeathed by Benjamin's great-great-granddaughter Gladys Dromgold Shaffer t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22QS_stony-ridge-convention_Carlisle-PA.html
Located at this site, James Bell's tavern was a meeting place for Anti-Federalists. Members of the Anti-Federalist movement from the Cumberland frontier, led by Robert Whitehill, met in 1788 to oppose the US Constitution, because it lacked guarant…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22QQ_john-bannister-gibson_Shermans-Dale-PA.html
Born November 8, 1780 in the home of his parents Colonel George Gibson and Ann West Gibson 124 northwest of this marker HIS FAME WAS UNEQUALED
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22PV_towanda-first-methodist-church_Towanda-PA.html
The cornerstone for First United Methodist Church of Towanda was laid Sept. 17, 1895 under the direction of Rev. James Crowe, Pastor and Dr. David S. Pratt, President of the Board of Trustees. The architecture is Richardson Romanesque style with …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22PR_world-wars-memorial-a-war-memorial_Meshoppen-PA.html
Meshoppen remembers those who died for their country so nobly and gallantly World War II Lt.(JG) John Henry Fassett USNR 1st. Lt. Walter Joseph Fassett AAF 2nd. Lt. Martin Harrison Cortright USA S/Sgt. Jerry Edwin Teetsel AAF S/Sgt. Jos…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22OP_towanda-public-library_Towanda-PA.html
Perhaps one of Towanda's most unusual buildings is the Public Library, donated to the town in 1897 by Frank Welles. He chose Flemish Renaissance Revival style characterized by tall steeped gables; steep roofs with lacy spires; fanciful faux dormer…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22O9_the-macfarlane-house_Towanda-PA.html
James Macfarlane built his 1854 Greek Revival home on land given to him by his father-in-law Edward Overton, lawyer, landowner, and successful local businessman. Macfarlane, lawyer and trained engineer, managed the Barclay Mines. In 1873 he wrote…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22N4_edward-overton-house_Towanda-PA.html
In 1820 a lawyer named Edward Overton came to Towanda from Athens. His father, Thomas Overton, was one of the principal owners of the land in the new town of Towanda. Edward also became interested in land and owned the coal deposits, which Barclay…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22LQ_braddocks-last-encampment_White-Oak-PA.html
At or near this point, July 8, 1755. Major General Edward Braddock with his army camped on his military expedition against Fort Duquesne. Here also, George Washington, who having taken ill at Bear Camp, Now Oakton Maryland, June 19, 1755, rejo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22LP_fort-reburn_White-Oak-PA.html
Original site of a blockhouse built by area settlers as protection from Indians. The patent was acquired in 1788 by one of the builders, Adam Reburn and become known as "Fort Reburn." Reburn's 218ΒΌ - acre homestead, "Galilee."…
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