(1737-1818)President, Continental Congress, 1787; member, 1785-87. First Governor of the Northwest Territory (lying between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers), 1787-1802. Earlier, he was Westmoreland County Court Justice after the county's formation in 1773, and Major General in the Revolutionary War, 1777. A native of Thurso, Scotland, he lived his last years on Chestnut Ridge, near Ligonier, and is buried just east of this marker.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:43pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 623736 N 4462625|
|Decimal Degrees||40.30498333, -79.54393333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 18.299', W 79° 32.636'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 18' 17.94" N, 79° 32' 38.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 113-133 N Maple Ave, Greensburg PA 15601, US|
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