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

Mifflinburg Buggy Museum

 
 
Mifflinburg Buggy Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
1. Mifflinburg Buggy Museum Marker
Inscription.  

William A. Heiss operated a successful coach making business from 1884 to 1920. He operated one of ninety separate buggy factories in Mifflinburg. His factory is the only intact 19th century factory open to the public in the United States. The Buggy Museum celebrates the tradition of American transportation history and ingenuity.

Presented June 4, 2016

 
Erected 2016 by John Hand Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 4, 2016.
 
Location. 40° 54.896′ N, 77° 2.954′ W. Marker is in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Green Street, on the left when traveling south on 6th Street. Marker is near the entrance to the museum's Snyder Education & Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 598 Green Street, Mifflinburg PA 17844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Berry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Lutheran Church War Memorial (about 800 feet away); William R. Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mifflinburg Town Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hints to Dating a Pre-1850 Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Axes (approx. ¼ mile away); Exterior Clues to Identify a Town Log House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mifflinburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mifflinburg Buggy Museum. (Submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mifflinburg Buggy Museum on Facebook. (Submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Mifflinburg's buggy industry got America rolling (The Morning Call, 2004). (Submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Mifflinburg Buggy Museum Visitor Center and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
2. Mifflinburg Buggy Museum Visitor Center and Marker
William A. Heiss Coach Works image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
3. William A. Heiss Coach Works
West and South Elevations
William A. Heiss Coach Works image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
4. William A. Heiss Coach Works
East Elevation
William A. Heiss Coach Works image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
5. William A. Heiss Coach Works
North Elevation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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