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Hershey in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hershey

 
 
Hershey Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Hershey Marker
Inscription. Model industrial town and noted tourism destination established in 1903 and named for its founder, Milton S. Hershey (1857 - 1945). Hershey's companies developed housing, recreation, education, and cultural facilities, financial institutions, public utilities, a transit system, and the world's largest chocolate factory that opened in June, 1905.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 17.187′ N, 76° 38.894′ W. Marker is in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on 19 E. Chocolate Ave., on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hershey PA 17033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chocolate Workers' Sit-Down Strike (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Derry Session House and Enclosure (approx. 0.4 miles away); Derry Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Derry Churchyard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Derry Church School (1844-1904) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania State Police (approx. 0.4 miles away); Milton S. Hershey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Hershey.
 
Also see . . .
Hershey Chocolate Factory image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Hershey Chocolate Factory
 Hershey, PA - The Sweetest Place on Earth. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
Another view of Hershey Chocolate Factory image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
3. Another view of Hershey Chocolate Factory
Note the Hershey Kisses street lights. These are throughout the town.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,225 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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