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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Honesdale

 
 
Honesdale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Honesdale Marker
Inscription.  Named for Philip Hone, noted New York merchant-diarist, who pioneered in developing transportation and anthracite resources of the region. Laid out 1827 as head of D&H Canal. County seat since 1841.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 34.654′ N, 75° 16.352′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of West Park Street (US 6) and Meadow Lane on West Park Street (US 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wayne Memorial Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wayne County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1829 Stourbridge Lion
Honesdale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Honesdale Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stourbridge Lion (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named The Stourbridge Lion (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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