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

Christy Mathewson

To The Memory Of

 
 
Christy Mathewson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 7, 2018
1. Christy Mathewson Marker
Inscription.  

Famous Pitcher
of the
New York Giants

who in 1898 and 1899
on the adjacent silk mill
flats led the old Honesdale
Eagles to many a victory
and started a career which
has been unexcelled in the
annals of
professional baseball


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 41° 34.021′ N, 75° 15.059′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is on Willow Avenue (U.S. 6) south of Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Site of the Lincoln Elementary School (here, next to this marker); Ruth McGinnis (approx. ¼ mile away); Delaware & Hudson Gravity Railroad Coal Wagon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zenas Russell House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Delaware & Hudson Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Former Site of the Lincoln Elementary School and Christy Matheson Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Former Site of the Lincoln Elementary School and Christy Matheson Markers
Lincoln Nomination (approx. half a mile away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Christy Mathewson at National Baseball Hall of Fame. (Submitted on April 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Christy Mathewson Bio. (Submitted on April 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Christy Mathewson Stats. (Submitted on April 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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