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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lycoming County

 
 
Lycoming County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Lycoming County Marker
Inscription. Formed April 13, 1795 out of Northumberland County. The name (from a Delaware Indian word) honors Lycoming Creek. Williamsport, the County Seat, became a borough , 1806, and a city, 1866. Once a great lumbering center. Birthplace of Little League Baseball.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 14.442′ N, 77° 0.126′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of West Third Street and Pine Street on West Third Street. Click for map. The marker stands at the main entrance to the Lycoming County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 West Third Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dietrick Lamade (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peter Herdic (approx. 0.4 miles away); Julia C. Collins (approx. half a mile away); W.D. Crooks & Sons Door Plant (approx. 1.2 miles away); Susquehanna Log Boom (approx. 1.3 miles away); Williamsport (approx. 1.3 miles away);
Wide view of the Lycoming County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Lycoming County Marker
a different marker also named Williamsport (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Legacy of Little League (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lycoming County | News of Yesteryear. Williamsport, Pennsylvania is a small metropolis with a dramatic history. (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. Lycoming County > Home. (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Lycoming County Court House (1971) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
3. Lycoming County Court House (1971)
Site of the first organized Little League game image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
4. Site of the first organized Little League game
Located in Max. M. Brown Memorial Park today, it now used as overflow parking for the adjacent Historic Bowman Field.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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