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Hawley in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bingham Park

 
 
Bingham Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2018
1. Bingham Park Marker
Inscription.  

This park, once flooded
as a basin for
canal boats on the
Delaware & Hudson Canal,
was purchased by
Adelbert W. Bingham
and donated by him
and Margaret Bingham,
his wife, to the
Borough of
Hawley, Pennsylvania
March 15, 1929

 
Erected by Borough of Hawley.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is March 15, 1929.
 
Location. 41° 28.811′ N, 75° 10.961′ W. Marker is in Hawley, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is on Main Avenue (U.S. 6) north of the Lackawaxen River, on the right when traveling north. Marker is adjacent to the octagonal bandstand in Bingham Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hawley PA 18428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); History of Hawley (about 800 feet away); Hawley School Bell
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hawley's Historic Downtown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania's Delaware & Hudson Canal Park at Lock 31 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Daniels' Farmhouse at New Castle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Daniels Farmhouse, D&H Canal Park at Lock 31 Towpath Trail and Riverside Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hawley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Downtown Hawley Partnership. (Submitted on August 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. D&H Canal. (Submitted on August 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. D&H Canal History. (Submitted on August 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Bingham Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2018
2. Bingham Park Marker
The Bandstand has become a symbol of Hawley
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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