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

Wallenpaupack River

Wallenpaupack Lake Trail

 
 
Wallenpaupack River Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 12, 2020
1. Wallenpaupack River Marker
Inscription.  

Life on the Wallenpaupack River was a way of relaxation just as it is today on the lake. Boating, while changed since the 1900's, was a way to experience the river in a peaceful way.

[Historic post card photo captions, clockwise from top left, read]
• The Tafton Landing on the Paupack River PIKE CO. PA.

• Boating on the Paupack River above Tafton, Pa. No. 136.

• Good Fishing Using Bamboo Poles
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 26.949′ N, 75° 10.733′ W. Marker is in Wilsonville, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is on Lake Wallenpaupack Road (U.S. 6) 0.2 miles south of Wilsonville Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the Pocono Mountains Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2512 US 6, 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. History on Lake Wallenpaupack (here, next to this marker); History of Wilsonville, PA (here, next to this marker); Boating on Lake Wallenpaupack

Wallenpaupack River Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 12, 2020
2. Wallenpaupack River Marker
Visitor Center in background
(here, next to this marker); Farm Land to Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Hawley's Historic Downtown (approx. 2 miles away); Hawley School Bell (approx. 2 miles away); History of Hawley (approx. 2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilsonville.
 
Also see . . .  Lake Wallenpaupack at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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