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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Haven PA 18661, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thank Josiah White (approx. 0.3 miles away); Exploring The Corridor (approx. 0.3 miles away); River Ran Black (approx. 1.7 miles away); Disaster at Mud Run
White Haven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 11, 2011
2. White Haven Marker
(approx. 5.9 miles away); A Revolution in Canal Technology (approx. 5.9 miles away); Engineering Marvel (approx. 6 miles away); Eckley Miners' Village (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Eckley Miners’ Village (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Haven.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. White Haven
 
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 was last revised on March 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on March 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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