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Robert Whitehill (1735-1813)

Type: 

Roadside

Legislator and official lived here in Lowther Manor on land conveyed by the Penns in 1771. At the state's 1787 convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, Whitehill led the Anti-federalist minority; he presented amendments later embodied in the Bill of Rights. A drafter of the 1776 state constitution, he served terms with both the legislature and executive council; was in Congress, 1805-13.

Dedication Date: 

12/15/1991

Location

1903 Market St., Camp Hill

County: 

Cumberland

Latitude: 

40.24

Longitude: 

-76.92