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

Harold “Red” Grange

(1903 - 1991)

 
 
Harold "Red" Grange Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
1. Harold "Red" Grange Marker
Inscription. Legendary football player, nicknamed " The Galloping Ghost," born in Forksville. Member, College Football Hall of Fame . Career began at Wheaton (Ill.) High School; scored 75 touchdowns. Played 1923-25 for the University of Illinois; an All - American each year. Professional player, 1925-34, mainly with the Chicago Bears. Lived in Forksville to age five; his family had farmed & worked in lumber camps nearby.
 
Erected 1999 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 29.466′ N, 76° 36.062′ W. Marker is in Forkville, Pennsylvania, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 154. Touch for map. The marker is near the intersection of PA 154 and PA 87. Marker is in this post office area: Forksville PA 18616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Woolen Factory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eagles Mere Chautauqua (approx. 5.6 miles away); Hotel Eagles Mere (approx. 5.6 miles away); Celestia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Merritt Field Airport (approx. 6.4 miles away);
Harold "Red" Grange Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
2. Harold "Red" Grange Marker
Sullivan County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Dr. Theodore Joseph Saul, Capt. M.C. (approx. 7.3 miles away); Sullivan County (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Red Grange - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 30, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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