Hershey in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Milton S. Hershey
In 1907, Milton S.Hershey founded HERSHEYPARK as a "picnic and pleasure ground" for his workers. Over the years the park has grown into a world-class theme park, proudly maintaining and honoring the vision of its founder.
Milton and his wife, Catherine, founded a school for orphan boys in 1909. Today, the Milton S. Hershey School provides an education and a home to disadvantaged children.
Location. 40° 17.219′ N, 76° 39.398′ W. Marker is in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Click for map. Marker and statue is located inside Hersheypark. 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. Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chocolate Workers' Sit-Down Strike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hershey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Derry Session House and Enclosure (approx. 0.7 miles away); Derry Church Pennsylvania State Police (approx. 0.7 miles away); Derry Church School (1844-1904) (approx. 0.8 miles away); Derry Churchyard (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hershey.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.