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White Haven in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

White Haven

 
 
White Haven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 11, 2011
1. White Haven Marker
Inscription. Named for Josiah White (1781-1850) whose Lehigh Navigation system was vital to coal and lumber transport. This was the northern limit, 1837-1862, of the two-way navigation from Easton. Here it met White's 20-mile railroad to Wilkes-Barre with its inclined "Ashley Planes."
 
Erected 1984 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 3.664′ N, 75° 46.38′ W. Marker is in White Haven, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Berwick Street and Main Street on Berwick Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Haven PA 18661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lehigh Path (approx. 6.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Eckley Miners' Village (approx. 6.3 miles away); Exploring the Corridor (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Eckley Minersí Village (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Eckley Minersí Village (approx. 6.3 miles away); Laborerís Double Dwelling (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hickory Run Boulder Field (approx. 6.7 miles away); Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
White Haven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 11, 2011
2. White Haven Marker
Union Pacific caboose on display nearby image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 11, 2011
3. Union Pacific caboose on display nearby
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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