History of Wilsonville, PA
Wallenpaupack Lake Trail
The town of Wilsonville, which was once the county seat, was located under where Lake Wallenpaupack is today. It was named for James Wilson, a U.S. Supreme Court Justice and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Although it is a myth that there is a town under the lake, there still might be some old foundations and stone walls found beneath the water.
[Historic post card photo captions, clockwise from right, read]
• The Paupack Bridge from Wayne to Pike COUNTY
• Unidentified homestead beside river
• Road View at Willsenville, Near Hawley, Pa.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & 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
Also see . . .
1. Wilsonville, Pennsylvania at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 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 33 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.