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Lewistown in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewistown Station

 
 
Lewistown Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2009
1. Lewistown Station Marker
Inscription. The oldest surviving structure known to have been built by the Pennsylvania Railroad, this station was constructed in 1848-49 as a freight handling warehouse. On September 1 1849, this was the scene of a banquet celebrating the opening of the railroad to Lewistown. The building was renovated and converted into a passenger station in 1868.
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 35.392′ N, 77° 34.652′ W. Marker is in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Ave. (Pennsylvania Route 103) and Helen Street, on the right when traveling south on Delaware Ave.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewistown PA 17044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coleman House (approx. half a mile away); WMRF (approx. half a mile away); Wollner Building (approx. half a mile away); Montgomery Ward Building (approx. half a mile away); Historic Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Mifflin County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mifflin County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Masonic Temple Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewistown.
 
Also see . . .
Lewistown Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2009
2. Lewistown Station Marker

1. The Story Behind the Lewistown Station Marker. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society Lewistown Station & Archives. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Lewistown Junction
 
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Lewistown Amtrak Station image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2009
3. Lewistown Amtrak Station
Lewistown Station image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2009
4. Lewistown Station
Trackside Signal and Lewistown Station at Dusk image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2009
5. Trackside Signal and Lewistown Station at Dusk
Lewistown Station - Decorative Platform Lamp Post with Station Sign image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2009
6. Lewistown Station - Decorative Platform Lamp Post with Station Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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