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New Hope in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Honey Hollow Watershed

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
1. Honey Hollow Watershed Marker
Inscription. A 700-acre watershed, managed for agriculture; first in the nation to show that cooperative action, with federal technical assistance, can shape land use. Conservation area here was formed in 1939 by six farms on Honey Hollow Creek, supported by the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, to protect soil, water, and wildlife. A prototype for thousands of watersheds across the nation; named a National Historic Landmark in 1969.
 
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 22.365′ N, 75° 0.98′ W. Marker is in New Hope, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Upper York Road (PA 263). Touch for map. The marker is located in Solebury Twp. Marker is in this post office area: New Hope PA 18938, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Honey Hollow Watershed (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Honey Hollow Watershed (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel D. Ingham (approx. 1.9 miles away); John Wells (approx. 2.6 miles away); Carversville Historic District (approx. 2.6
Honey Hollow Watershed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
2. Honey Hollow Watershed Marker
miles away); Martin Johnson Heade (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lumberville - Ravenrock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge (approx. 2.7 miles away in New Jersey); Delaware Canal / Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Hope.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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