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Eagles Mere in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eagles Mere Chautauqua

 
 
Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
1. Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker
Inscription.  Eagles Mere Chautauqua was founded by Benjamin Welch and his brother Reverend Joseph Welch. Opening ceremonies took place on August 4, 1896, with Penn. Governor General James Beaver as quest speaker. The original site of the bell was Forest Inn Park. Bell donated by Mrs. Hazel Thoroughgood.
 
Erected by Eagles Mere Civil Club and Eagles Mere Fire Co.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1896.
 
Location. 41° 24.669′ N, 76° 34.978′ W. Marker is in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Eagles Mere Avenue (PA 42). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagles Mere PA 17731, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Eagles Mere (here, next to this marker); Site of the Original Toboggan Slide (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis Glass Works (about 300 feet away); Eagles Mere Downtown Revitalization (about 400 feet away); Seth Thomas Clock (about 400 feet away); Bell from the Eagles Mere School
Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
2. Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker
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(about 400 feet away); The Chaseway... (about 500 feet away); Hiram's Landing (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eagles Mere.
 
Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
3. Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker
Bell Next to Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2019
4. Bell Next to Eagles Mere Chautauqua Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on September 6, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022