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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. Pennsylvania's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the Keystone State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGoshenhoppen

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Caution, Danger! Watch out for the Bear! He could be dangerous!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/20/2006

last visited: 5/27/2017

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-5 (DERRY CHURCH)

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Derry Prebyterian Church traces its beginnings to 1724.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/29/2006

last visited: 8/10/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-6 (DERRY CHURCHYARD)

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Derry graveyard, the oldest pioneer graveyard in Dauphin County, is located just north of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/29/2006

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-2 (HERSHEY)

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Founded by Milton S. Hershey, the town of Hershey is the site of the world's largest chocolate factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/17/2006

last visited: 8/10/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam Penn's Farthest North - Plaque

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Up the creek without a paddle, I think NOT!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/21/2006

last visited: 7/22/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEphrata Cloister

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Another PA Historical Marker for the Ephrata Cloister. One of Three.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DON'T PANIC

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-7 (WILT CHAMBERLAIN SCORING RECORD)

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Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points here on March 2, 1962.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/1/2006

last visited: 3/28/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEphrata Cloister

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Surviving buildings of the famous Ephrata..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mocadeki

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/5/2006

last visited: 5/23/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBarnett's Fort

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Roadside PA Historical Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaHawkeye

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/31/2012

last visited: 3/29/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-3 (CHOCOLATE WORKERS STRIKE)

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April 2, 1937 -- The first sit down strike in Pennsylvania was at the Hershey chocolate factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/23/2006

last visited: 10/11/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEphrata Cloister

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Surviving restored buildings of the Seventh..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mocadeki

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/5/2006

last visited: 5/18/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-1 (MILTON S. HERSHEY BIRTHPLACE)

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This marker is next to the Homestead, birthplace of Milton S. Hershey, who was born on Sept. 13, 1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/16/2006

last visited: 7/6/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-4 (PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE)

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The site of the original Pennsylvania State Police Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/23/2006

last visited: 7/9/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOLD FORGE

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Found this while gathing stone from our pile in Old Forge. Love this little town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2005

last visited: 1/19/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSnyder County - Middleburg, PA

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Marker in front of the courthouse in Middleburg noting the origin of Snyder County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/15/2008

last visited: 6/14/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSullivan County

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Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/16/2006

last visited: 1/27/2007

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDavid Tannenberg (1728 - 1804)

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One of America’s foremost pipe organ builders. Thanks to Gosffo for alerting us to this spot!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/21/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRhoads Opera House Fire - Boyertown, PA

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The Rhoads Opera House Fire, a disaster for Boyertown, proved to be a benefit for the rest of the state of Pennsylvania, spurring on the state government to enforce the fire rules that were already in place and to update others that already existed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHershey-8 (UNION CANAL)

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The Union Canal connected the Schuykill and Susquehana Rivers, and operated from 1822 to 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nana & Bumpa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2005

last visited: 6/8/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDaniel Boone (1734-1820) - Plaque

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How could I have missed this all these years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: 7/22/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDr. Reifsnyder

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Dr. Reifsnyder was the first medical missionary to China and founded the first hospital in the country, the Margaret Williamson Hospital. This marker is located in a parking area across the street from her Perry County home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: 10/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBoyertown Burial Casket Company

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It was among the largest casket manufacturers in the world and earliest traded on the N.Y. and Phila. stock exchanges.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJeremiah Sweinhart & Successors

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Cars and trucks and everything in between!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/21/2006

last visited: 9/16/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCarl A. Spaatz

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Bombs away!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2006

last visited: 10/26/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersStephen Vincent Benet

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This talented author was born here July 22, 1898

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team SAR-Dogs

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/19/2006

last visited: never

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