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Middletown in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middletown

 
 
Middletown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Middletown Marker
Inscription. The oldest town in Dauphin County; laid out in 1755 by George Fisher, Quaker. It was an important port at the junction of the Pennsylvania and Union Canals in the 19th century. Site of early flour, lumber, and iron industries.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Union Canal marker series.
 
Location. 40° 11.981′ N, 76° 43.876′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of 351 N. Union Street and Main Street on 351 N. Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown PA 17057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Sant Peter's Kierch" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War Monument (about 500 feet away); Burd Tombs (approx. mile away); Union Canal (approx. mile away); Camp George Gordon Meade (approx. 0.8 miles away); Col. James Burd (approx. 2.5 miles away); Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island (approx. 3.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Gun Factory (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Also see . . .
Main Street, Middletown, PA image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Main Street, Middletown, PA
 Middletown Borough. Official Website (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PlacesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Main Street, Middletown, PA image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
3. Main Street, Middletown, PA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,077 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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