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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Skyline Boulevard

 
 
Skyline Boulevard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Skyline Boulevard Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated by
The City of Reading
to those citizens who in a period
of economic depression labored to
build this boulevard,
1932 - 1935
Mayor
Heber Ermentrout
Councilmen
William J. Smith George M. Yocom
Jesse George William C. Hoverter
Frederick A. Muhlenberg Emil L. Nuebling
John H. Rorke
Superintendent of Construction
Harry F. Sullivan

 
Erected by the City of Reading.
 
Location. 40° 20.226′ N, 75° 54.298′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Skyline Drive, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is about 400 feet NNE of the Pagoda atop Mount Penn. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duryea Drive (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pagoda (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Duryea Drive (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hessian Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); William McKinley (approx. half a mile away); Ringgold Light Artillery
View of Downtown Reading from the Pagoda image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. View of Downtown Reading from the Pagoda
Looking west.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Volunteer Firemen (approx. 0.6 miles away); Penn's Common (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .  Skyline Drive. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 5, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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