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

Millersburg Ferry

 
 
Millersburg Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
1. Millersburg Ferry Marker
Inscription.  The only surviving ferry service across the Susquehanna began as early as 1825. boats were poled by manpower until 1873, when the first paddlewheeler was acquired. In the 1920's, gasoline engine replaced steam power, and the paddlewheels were shifted from the side to the stern. The ferry landing is a short distance east.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 32.624′ N, 76° 59.268′ W. Marker is in Liverpool, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11/15 and Ferry Lane, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 11/15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liverpool PA 17045, 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. Millersburg Ferry: A Journey Through Time (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Millersburg Ferry (approx.
Millersburg Ferry Landing - Perry County image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
2. Millersburg Ferry Landing - Perry County
1.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Millersburg Hotel (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Music Pavilion / Gazebo (approx. 1.4 miles away); Daniel Miller Memorial Fountain (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Reifsnyder (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 708 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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