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McVeytown in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock

1839 - 1922

 
 
Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker
Inscription.  

Born in McVeytown
He was the Father of Foresty
in Pennsylvania

 
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 40° 29.877′ N, 77° 44.494′ W. Marker is in McVeytown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and John Street, in the median on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Veytown PA 17051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Rothrock (about 700 feet away); Juniata Iron (approx. 4.8 miles away); Three Locks (approx. 5.2 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 7.6 miles away); Fort Granville (approx. 9.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Granville (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McVeytown.
 
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Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker
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1. Joseph Rothrock in Appleton's Cyclopedia (1900). Wikisource entry (Submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Joseph Rothrock. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 5, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker
Looking south along Market Street. Post Office at right foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 27, 2022