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

Skyline Boulevard

 
 
Skyline Boulevard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Skyline Boulevard Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated by
The City of Reading
to those citizens who in a period
of economic depression labored to
build this boulevard,
1932 - 1935
Mayor
Heber Ermentrout
Councilmen
William J. Smith • George M. Yocom
Jesse George • William C. Hoverter
Frederick A. Muhlenberg • Emil L. Nuebling
John H. Rorke
Superintendent of Construction
Harry F. Sullivan

 
Erected by the City of Reading.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 40° 20.226′ N, 75° 54.298′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Skyline Drive, in the median. Marker is about 400 feet NNE of the Pagoda atop Mount Penn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duryea Drive (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pagoda (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Duryea Drive (approx. 0.4 miles
View of Downtown Reading from the Pagoda image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. View of Downtown Reading from the Pagoda
Looking west.
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away); The Camel Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II Victory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Submarine Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memory Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .  Skyline Drive. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 5, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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