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Miracles On Maple Hill

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
1. Miracles On Maple Hill Marker
Inscription. This award-winning novel for children was inspired by author Virginia Sorensen's time in Edinboro. In it, she illuminates the centuries-long agricultural traditions of the rural maple syrup industry in Erie and Crawford Counties and the restorative qualities of country life. Miracles on Maple Hill won the 1957 Newbery Medal for its distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
 
Erected 2015 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 52.725′ N, 80° 8.453′ W. Marker is in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on West Plum Street (U.S. 6N) 0.1 miles west of Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at Edinboro Branch Library. Marker is in this post office area: Edinboro PA 16412, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edinboro State College (approx. 1.3 miles away); Alliance College (approx. 6.7 miles away); Cambridge Springs (approx. 6.7 miles away); French Creek (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 8.4 miles
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
2. Miracles On Maple Hill Marker
away); Near This Site (approx. 9.2 miles away); Site of Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 9.2 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on Saturday, June 27, 2015 on a very wet afternoon. Festivities were held inside until the unveiling.
 
Also see . . .  Virginia Sorensen Waugh at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 27, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
3. Miracles On Maple Hill Marker
Marker being unveiled.
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
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Marker before the unveiling.
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
5. Miracles On Maple Hill Marker
The Newbery Medal (front) awarded to Virginia Sorensen for Miracles on Maple Hill.
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
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The Newbery Medal (rear) awarded to Virginia Sorensen for Miracles on Maple Hill.
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 27, 2015
7. Miracles On Maple Hill Marker
Entertainment provided by Picks and Hammers during the dedication events.
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8. Miracles On Maple Hill
1956 cover
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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