Near Smithtown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Treasure Island Reservation
Delaware Canal Lock 17
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Canal (AKA Delaware Division of the Pennsylvania Canal), and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists.
Location. 40° 28.261′ N, 75° 4.184′ W. Marker is near Smithtown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route 32), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 575 River Rd, Pipersville PA 18947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Golden Pheasant Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); John J. Stover House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Barbertown (approx. 2.4 miles away in New Jersey); Kingwood Tavern (approx. 2.6 miles away in New Jersey); Kingwood Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.4 miles away in New Jersey); Lower Argillite Alley (approx. 3.4 miles away in New Jersey); Stover-Meyers Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away); Frenchtown (approx. 3.8 miles away in New Jersey).
More about this marker. The BSA Cradle of Libery Council closed Treasure Island Boy Scout Camp at the end of 2008 season. The three 100 year floods in 2004, 2005 and 2006 make the camp too expensive to maintain as a summer camp.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Treasure Island Scout Reservation. (Submitted on April 3, 2009.)
2. America's Oldest Boy Scout Camps. "...Treasure Island is tied with Camp Teetonkah as the nation's second oldest camp." (Submitted on April 3, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,574 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on August 30, 2010, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. 4. submitted on August 30, 2010, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.