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Geiger's Mill

 
 
Geiger's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 26, 2019
1. Geiger's Mill Marker
Inscription.  This is a photo of the canal and tow path approaching Jacob Geigerís mill. Mr. Geigerís mill was steam operated and located on Schuylkill Avenue, the street that angles off just below the WWII monument north of State Street. The mill was later operated as Wentzel and Metz and was torn down in the late 1980ís. In the distance can be seen the Pennsylvania Railroad bridge, that remains to this day.
 
Location. 40° 33.291′ N, 75° 59.331′ W. Marker is in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker can be reached from Front Street north of State Street (Old U.S. Highway 22), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located along the Schuylkill River Trail, about 50 yards north of the Hamburg State Street Trailhead parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamburg PA 19526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Street Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Hamburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard L. Etchberger (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th & Pine circa 1800's
Geiger's Mill Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 26, 2019
2. Geiger's Mill Marker (wide view)
The Schuylkill River Trail proceeds northwest from here and crosses the river atop the old Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (arrows) in background.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Martin Kaercher Jr. (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (approx. 5.6 miles away); Fort Lebanon (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamburg.
 
Also see . . .  Geiger Family Biographies. Jacob Geiger was born in August, 1810, and died April 14, 1885, aged seventy-four years, at Hamburg, Pa., where he was buried. He was the owner of six dwellings and a flourmill at Hamburg, was a director of the Hamburg Savings Bank, and had various other business interests. (Submitted on August 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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