Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 41° 14.062 W 075° 27.600
18T E 461450 N 4564876
Quick Description: There are two Jay Gould markers... this one is on SR 2016.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2005 9:22:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMQC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 42

Long Description:
Marker Name: Jay Gould
County: Lackawanna
Date Dedicated: 1947/6/18
Marker Type: Roadside
Location: SR 2016, Thornhurst
Category: Professions & Vocations, Business & Industry

Marker Text:
The first business venture of the noted speculator and railroad manipulator was in this village, then called Gouldsboro. Here, 1856-61, he owned a large tannery with Zaddock Pratt. The tannery profits became the basis of his fortune.
Marker Name: Not listed

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Date Dedicated: Not listed

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