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Milford in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pike County

 
 
Pike County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 16, 2010
1. Pike County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 26, 1814 from Wayne County and named for Zebulon M. Pike. Its bluestone and lumber, carried by D & H Canal and by Erie R.R., helped build our nation. Famed for its natural beauty. Near Milford, the county seat, is Gov. Pinchot's Grey Towers.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 19.462′ N, 74° 48.055′ W. Marker is in Milford, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 6) and East High Street, on the left when traveling east on Broad Street. Click for map. The marker is located on the front lawn of the Pike County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge John Biddis (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Centre Square Drinking Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Fauchère (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Wide view of the Pike County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 16, 2010
2. Wide view of the Pike County Marker
The Pike County Courthouse (1874) stands in the background.
direct line); Milford (approx. half a mile away); Gifford Pinchot (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Gifford Pinchot (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
Also see . . .  DiscoverPikePA - Pike County, Pennsylvania History. (Submitted on June 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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