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Milan in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stone Wall Hill

 
 
Stone Wall Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Stone Wall Hill Marker
Inscription. A portion of the nearby stone wall was laid by the Works Progress Administration in 1938-39. Begun during the Great Depression as the Civil Works Administration, the WPA was a nationwide unemployment relief program that provided much needed work and income for local residents. The wall was laid by hand with stones hauled from farm fields and local quarries and stands as a tribute to those who struggled to survive during desperate times.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 41° 54.449′ N, 76° 32.587′ W. Marker is in Milan, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Milan Road (PA 4014). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milan PA 18831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Teaoga (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Teaoga (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sullivan's March (approx. 3 miles away); Carrying Path (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fort Sullivan
Stone Wall Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Stone Wall Hill Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 3.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milan.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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