Hershey in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chocolate Workers’ Sit-Down Strike
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 17.084′ N, 76° 38.958′ W. Marker is in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Cocoa Ave. and Caracas Ave., on the right when traveling south on Cocoa Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hershey PA 17033, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hershey (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania State Police (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milton S. Hershey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record (approx. half a mile away); Derry Session House and Enclosure (approx. half a mile away); Derry Churchyard (approx. half a mile away); Derry Church (approx. half a mile away); Derry Church School (1844-1904) (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hershey.
Also see . . . Chocolate Workers' Sit-Down Strike - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,200 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.