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

Stourbridge Lion

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Stourbridge Lion Marker
Inscription. Here began the trial run of the first locomotive operated by steam on rails in the U.S., Aug. 8, 1829. The Lion was English-built for use on levels of the Gravity Railroad. It was piloted by Horatio Allen.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.616′ N, 75° 15.501′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street (US 6/ PA 191) and Main Street on Park Street (US 6/ PA 191). Touch for map. The marker is located on the property of Honesdale Park. 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. Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (within shouting distance of this marker); 1829 Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Snubbing Post (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tallman Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Senator Kingsbury House (approx. mile away); F. M. Crane House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Related markers.
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Stourbridge Lion Marker
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Categories. Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars
 
Stourbridge Lion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
3. Stourbridge Lion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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