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Near Forksville in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christian & Dorothea Heess

 
 
Christian & Dorothea Heess Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
1. Christian & Dorothea Heess Marker
Inscription.  

The first settlers at ElkLake,
Christian & Dorothea Heess,
from Stut[t]gart, Germany
built a cabin
on this site in 1852

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 33.906′ N, 76° 39.973′ W. Marker is near Forksville, Pennsylvania, in Sullivan County. Marker is on North Street east of Lake Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker and cabin are on Camp Brule Scout Reservation, south across Park Street from Pancost Hall, in Elkland Township. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2559 North Street, Forksville PA 18616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt John R. Winter and Lt William G. Winter (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 400 Acres: the Start of Forksville (approx. 6.1 miles away); Old Woolen Factory (approx. 6.1 miles away); Harold "Red" Grange (approx. 6.1 miles away); Forksville Covered Bridge (approx. 6.3 miles
Christian & Dorothea Heess Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
2. Christian & Dorothea Heess Marker
Heess Lodge, the original Heess cabin, is in background
away); World War I Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); Hiram's Landing (approx. 11.4 miles away); The Chaseway... (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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