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Eagles Mere in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hiram's Landing

 
 
Hiram's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
1. Hiram's Landing Marker
Inscription.  

Hiram Humphrey was the able skipper
of the launch "The Hardly Able"
between 1929 and 1986.
His devotion to his boat, its passengers
and especially the children won for him
the love and respect of many generations
of Eagles Mere residents and visitors.
Dedicated in his memory
by the Eagles Mere Association
1988

 
Erected 1988 by Eagles Mere Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 41° 24.783′ N, 76° 34.933′ W. Marker is in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Clay Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Lake Avenue. Marker and boat house are along the Eagles Mere Lake's southwest shore. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagles Mere PA 17731, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chaseway... (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eagles Mere Chautauqua (about 700 feet away); Hotel Eagles Mere
Hiram's Landing Marker and Boat House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
2. Hiram's Landing Marker and Boat House
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(about 700 feet away); Site of the Original Toboggan Slide (about 800 feet away); Seth Thomas Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eagles Mere Downtown Revitalization (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bell from the Eagles Mere School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis Glass Works (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eagles Mere.
 
Also see . . .  Eagles Mere Historic District. (Submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Eagles Mere Lake image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
3. Eagles Mere Lake
Looking north from near Hiram's Landing
 
 
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 97 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 17, 2022