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

April 9, 1896

 
 
April 9, 1896 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 10, 2021
1. April 9, 1896 Marker
Inscription.  
On that date, the C.H. Miller Hardware Company was founded on this opera house block. The business grew and expanded during the next 75 years extending its services from this community to all of Central Pennsylvania. More than a corporation--this has been people dedicated to a tradition of serving their neighbors.

In appreciation for this opportunity of working in the American system of free enterprise, this plaque is placed by employees of Millers on this date April 9, 1971
 
Erected 1971 by The Miller Hardware Company.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is April 9, 1896.
 
Location. 40° 29.197′ N, 78° 0.911′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on Washington Street just east of 8th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 708 Washington St, Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 719 Washington Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 701 Washington Street (within shouting distance

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of this marker); 613 Washington Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 211 6th Street (about 600 feet away); Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); 215 5th Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 113 South 4th Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); 107 South 4th Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Miller's Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 10, 2021
2. Miller's Building
National Register of Historic Places plaque for the building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 11, 2021
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque for the building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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