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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Honesdale

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Honesdale Marker
Inscription. Named for Philip Hone, noted New York merchant-diarist, who pioneered in developing transportation and anthracite resources of the region. Laid out 1827 as head of D&H Canal. County seat since 1841.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.654′ N, 75° 16.352′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of West Park Street (US 6) and Meadow Lane on West Park Street (US 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1829 Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stourbridge Lion (approx. mile away); a different marker also named The Stourbridge Lion (approx. mile away); Snubbing Post (approx. mile away); The Tallman Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Senator Kingsbury House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Honesdale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Honesdale Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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