Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 14.4′ N, 77° 0.54′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on West Fourth Street (State Road 2014) 0.1 miles east of Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 West Fourth Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Randall F. Hipple Williamsport Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Bill Byham (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ken Sawyer (about 800 feet away); Paul 'Babe' Mayer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gary Chrisman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kelly Mazzante (approx. P.D. Mitchell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lycoming Hotel • The Genetti Hotel 75th Anniversary (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
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1. Welcome to Historic Williamsport: Peter Herdic: Industrialist, Entrepreneur, Innovator. If you wrapped Donald Trump, John D. Rockefeller, H.L. Hunt and Benjamin Franklin all into one man, you’d have Peter Herdic. He looms over Williamsport’s “Lumber Boom Era” like a colossus. Herdic arguably has left a greater imprint on the posterity of Williamsport and Lycoming County than any other man. (Submitted on June 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Welcome to Historic Williamsport: The Herdic Cab: A variation on a transportation theme. When most people think of Peter Herdic they think of an industrialist, a wheeler-dealer and entrepreneur who had much with the development of Williamsport as a major economic center. Most people don't think of him as a transportation innovator. (Submitted on June 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Peter Herdic - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.