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Laporte in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sullivan County

 
 
Sullivan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
1. Sullivan County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 15, 1847 from Lycoming County. Named for State Senator Charles C. Sullivan, who was active in securing its creation. Laporte, the county seat, was incorporated 1853. County is home of Eagles Mere (long a noted resort) and Worlds End State Park.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 25.431′ N, 76° 29.577′ W. Marker is in Laporte, Pennsylvania, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (PA 42) and Court Street on Main Street (PA 42). Touch for map. The marker is on the lawn of the Sullivan Count Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Laporte PA 18626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sullivan County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Theodore Joseph Saul, Capt. M.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Celestia (approx. 1.7 miles away); Merritt Field Airport (approx. 2.2 miles away); Eagles Mere Chautauqua (approx. 4.8 miles away); Hotel Eagles Mere (approx. 4.8 miles away); Harold "Red" Grange (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old Woolen Factory (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laporte.
 
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Sullivan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
2. Sullivan County Marker
Sullivan County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
3. Sullivan County Courthouse
Sullivan County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
4. Sullivan County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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