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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wayne County

 
 
Wayne County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Wayne County Marker
Inscription. Formed on March 21, 1798, from Northampton County. Named for Gen. Anthony Wayne. Site of test run of Stourbridge Lion, first locomotive in U.S. to run on a commercial track. Honesdale, county seat, incorporated 1831, was western terminus of D & H Canal.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.473′ N, 75° 15.244′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is on Court Street. Click for map. The marker is on the lawn of the Wayne County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 925 Court Street, Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wayne County Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Nomination (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware & Hudson Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1829 Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Honesdale (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Honesdale.
 
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Wayne County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Wayne County Marker
Wayne County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Wayne County Marker
Wayne County Honor Roll 1941-1945 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. Wayne County Honor Roll 1941-1945
In honor of the men and women of Wayne County, Pennsylvania who served their country in World War II and in memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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