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Camp Hill in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maurice K. Goddard

1912-1995

 
 
Maurice K. Goddard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2016
1. Maurice K. Goddard Marker
The marker style is the same as used by the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Commission.
Inscription.  A Former Camp Hill resident, “Doc” Goddard served five governors in an unprecedented career from 1955-1979 as Secretary of Forests and Waters and the Department of Environmental Resources. Goddard expanded the state park system, promoted science-based environmental and natural resource management, and led efforts to professionalize state government.
 
Erected 2011 by Pennsylvania Parks and Forest Foundation/Department of Conservation & Natural Resources.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
 
Location. 40° 14.433′ N, 76° 55.533′ W. Marker is in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and N 25th St, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Hill PA 17011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cumberland Riflemen (a few steps from this marker); White Hall School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Skirmish of Oyster’s Point (about 300 feet away); Camp Hill Church of God
Willow Park, Camp Hill image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2016
2. Willow Park, Camp Hill
Goddard marker is on the left side of the park; PHMC "Cumberland Riflemen" in on the right.
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) (approx. half a mile away); Camp Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lemoyne (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Maurice K. Goddard. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Maurice K. Goddard image. Click for full size.
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3. Maurice K. Goddard
Rededication marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2016
4. Rededication marker
Celebrating the 2011 renovation of this Bicentennial Plaza area at Willow Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on May 9, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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