Homestead Bill of 1862

Homestead Bill of 1862 (HM1YKK)

Location: Montrose, PA 18801 Susquehanna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 50.037', W 75° 52.605'

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This boulder from the farm of
Hon. Galusha A. Grow
Glenwood Pennsylvania
commemorates his
Homestead Bill of 1862.
The near-by elm grew on
the first homestead taken
under this act. It was
brought here by the
first homesteader
Daniel Freeman of
Beatrice Nebraska
at the time of the ovation
given Mr. Grow by the people
of Susquehanna County
June 9, 1903.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1915
Placed ByMontrose Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 427200 N 4631711
Decimal Degrees41.83395000, -75.87675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 50.037', W 75° 52.605'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 50' 2.22" N, 75° 52' 36.3" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-7 Monument Square, Montrose PA 18801, US
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