List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Northumberland County

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Location of Northumberland County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Northumberland County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 33 historical markers located in Northumberland County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Bloody Spring, The TransparentPlaceholder.png June 14, 1967 N. 7th St. extension between Shikellamy Ave. & Memorial Park, Sunbury
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Bucknell University TransparentPlaceholder.png September 22, 1947 Pa. 405 at junction Pa. 45 3 miles S of Milton
Roadside Education, Religion
Captain John Brady - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png September 1928 PA 405 (E side), .5 mile S of intersection PA 45, Milton
Plaque American Revolution, Exploration, Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Col. Matthew Smith TransparentPlaceholder.png March 9, 1949 SR 1007 (old Pa. 147) at Warrior Run Church N of McEwensville
Roadside American Revolution, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military
Danville-Pottsville R.R. TransparentPlaceholder.png November 21, 1947 Pa. 147 (Front St.), Sunbury
40°51′34″N 76°47′54″W / 40.85957°N 76.79837°W / 40.85957; -76.79837 (Danville-Pottsville R.R.)
Roadside Railroads, Transportation
First Electric Light TransparentPlaceholder.png October 30, 1947 Pa. 147 (Front St.) at Market St., Sunbury
40°51′43″N 76°47′40″W / 40.862°N 76.79453°W / 40.862; -76.79453 (First Electric Light)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity
Fort Augusta TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Pa. 147 (Front St.) at site, Sunbury
40°51′52″N 76°47′45″W / 40.86443°N 76.79595°W / 40.86443; -76.79595 (Fort Augusta)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Augusta - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png July 1929 PA 14 in Sunbury
Plaque American Revolution, Forts, Military, Native American
Fort Freeland TransparentPlaceholder.png February 18, 1947 SR 1007 (old Pa. 147) near Warrior Run Church N of McEwensville
Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military, Native American
Fort Freeland - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png July 1929 SR 1007 (old PA 147), Warrior Run Church N of McEwensville
Plaque American Revolution, Forts, Military, Native American
Gen. James M. Gavin TransparentPlaceholder.png September 15, 2001 West Avenue & Maple Streets, Mt. Carmel
40°47′55″N 76°24′54″W / 40.79858°N 76.4151°W / 40.79858; -76.4151 (Gen. James M. Gavin)
Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Military, Military Post-Civil War
Great Shamokin Path TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1949 Pa. 405, 3.9 miles S of Milton
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Great Shamokin Path TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1, 1949 8.9 miles N of Milton (Missing)
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
James Pollock TransparentPlaceholder.png June 20, 1951 Pa. 405, .2 mile N of Milton (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors, Railroads
Joseph Priestley TransparentPlaceholder.png October 3, 1947 U.S. 11 NE of Northumberland
Roadside Ethnic & Immigration, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Joseph Priestley TransparentPlaceholder.png October 3, 1947 Duke St. (PA 147) at 10th St., Northumberland
40°53′41″N 76°48′36″W / 40.89463°N 76.80997°W / 40.89463; -76.80997 (Joseph Priestley)
Roadside Medicine & Science
Joseph Priestley House TransparentPlaceholder.png September 19, 1963 472 Priestley Ave., Northumberland
Roadside Buildings, Ethnic & Immigration, Houses & Homesteads, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Lorenzo da Ponte (1749-1838) TransparentPlaceholder.png October 22, 1994 Cameron Park, 3rd & Market Sts., Sunbury
40°51′42″N 76°47′36″W / 40.8617°N 76.79335°W / 40.8617; -76.79335 (Lorenzo da Ponte)
Roadside Music & Theater
Northumberland County TransparentPlaceholder.png July 13, 1982 Courthouse, 2nd & Market Sts., Sunbury
40°51′43″N 76°47′40″W / 40.862°N 76.79453°W / 40.862; -76.79453 (Northumberland County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png June 17, 1952 U.S. 11, Northumberland, Near E end of bridge
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png June 17, 1952 U.S. 11, 3.5 miles NE of Northumberland
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Shikellamy TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1, 1947 Front St. (PA 147) between John & Julia Sts., at Fort Augusta site, Sunbury
40°52′34″N 76°47′32″W / 40.87607°N 76.79212°W / 40.87607; -76.79212 (Shikellamy)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Shikellamy - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1, 1915 PA 147 (Front St.) just N of Fort Augusta site, Sunbury
40°52′38″N 76°47′24″W / 40.8773°N 76.79012°W / 40.8773; -76.79012 (Shikellamy - PLAQUE)
Plaque Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Shikellamy's Town TransparentPlaceholder.png October 6, 1947 Pa. 405, .5 mile S of Milton
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Sodom School Sodom School PA 2.jpg May 8, 1969 At property, Pa. 45, 1 mile E of Montandon
40°57′57″N 76°49′36″W / 40.96587°N 76.82668°W / 40.96587; -76.82668 (Sodom School)
Roadside Buildings, Education
Sunbury TransparentPlaceholder.png October 30, 1947 Route 147/61 (Front St.), at Weis Markets HQ, S end of Sunbury
40°50′50″N 76°48′09″W / 40.84727°N 76.80257°W / 40.84727; -76.80257 (Sunbury)
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Forts, Government & Politics, Transportation
Sunbury TransparentPlaceholder.png October 30, 1947 Highland St. (PA 61) near Green St., E end of Sunbury
City Business & Industry, Forts, Government & Politics 18th Century, Transportation
Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. John Lowdon's Company TransparentPlaceholder.png June 3, 1987 Front St. (PA 147) between John & Julia Sts., at Hunter Home, Fort Augusta, Sunbury
40°52′34″N 76°47′32″W / 40.87607°N 76.79212°W / 40.87607; -76.79212 (Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. John Lowdon's Company)
Roadside American Revolution, Military
Tulpehocken Path TransparentPlaceholder.png January 11, 1950 SR 3016, east side, N of Klingerstown
40°40′14″N 76°42′08″W / 40.67054°N 76.70231°W / 40.67054; -76.70231 (Tulpehocken Path)
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Tulpehocken Path TransparentPlaceholder.png November 10, 1950 Pa. 147, at Wise Rd., N of Herndon
40°43′18″N 76°50′15″W / 40.72157°N 76.83751°W / 40.72157; -76.83751 (Tulpehocken Path)
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Warrior Run Church TransparentPlaceholder.png February 18, 1947 SR 1007 (old Pa. 147) at site N of McEwensville
Roadside Buildings, Native American, Religion
William Maclay[disambiguation needed] TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1, 1947 Front St. (PA 147) betw. Market St. and Woodlawn Ave., Sunbury
40°51′48″N 76°47′47″W / 40.86347°N 76.79633°W / 40.86347; -76.79633 (William Maclay)
Roadside George Washington, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Wyoming Path TransparentPlaceholder.png March 23, 1949 U.S. 11 NE of Northumberland
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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