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Hershey in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Milton S. Hershey

1857-1945

 
 
Milton S. Hershey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Milton S. Hershey Marker
Inscription. Milton S. Hershey founded the world famous Hershey's Chocolate Company in 1903 and built a town around it for his employees, complete with homes, schools, and cultural and recreational opportunities.
In 1907, Milton S.Hershey founded HERSHEYPARK as a "picnic and pleasure ground" for his workers. Over the years the park has grown into a world-class theme park, proudly maintaining and honoring the vision of its founder.
Milton and his wife, Catherine, founded a school for orphan boys in 1909. Today, the Milton S. Hershey School provides an education and a home to disadvantaged children.
 
Location. 40° 17.219′ N, 76° 39.398′ W. Marker is in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Touch for map. Marker and statue is located inside Hersheypark. Marker is in this post office area: Hershey PA 17033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chocolate Workers' Sit-Down Strike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hershey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Derry Session House and Enclosure
Milton S. Hershey Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Milton S. Hershey Marker and Statue
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Derry Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pennsylvania State Police (approx. 0.7 miles away); The M.S. Hershey Rose (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hershey.
 
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Milton S. Hershey Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
3. Milton S. Hershey Statue
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4. Milton S. Hershey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 16, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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