Near Smithtown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Treasure Island Reservation
Delaware Canal Lock 17
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 28.261′ N, 75° 4.184′ W. Marker is near Smithtown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route 32), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 575 River Rd, Pipersville PA 18947, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Golden Pheasant Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); John J. Stover House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Barbertown (approx. 2.4 miles away in New Jersey); Kingwood Tavern (approx. 2.6 miles away in New Jersey); Kingwood Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. Lower Argillite Alley (approx. 3.4 miles away in New Jersey); Stover-Meyers Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away); Frenchtown (approx. 3.8 miles away in New Jersey).
More about this marker. The BSA Cradle of Libery Council closed Treasure Island Boy Scout Camp at the end of 2008 season. The three 100 year floods in 2004, 2005 and 2006 make the camp too expensive to maintain as a summer camp.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Treasure Island Scout Reservation. (Submitted on April 3, 2009.)
2. America's Oldest Boy Scout Camps. "...Treasure Island is tied with Camp Teetonkah as the nation's second oldest camp." (Submitted on April 3, 2009.)
Categories. • Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels •
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