Hershey in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Milton S. Hershey
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 Derry Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pennsylvania State Police (approx. 0.7 miles away); The M.S. Hershey Rose (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hershey.
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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 148 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 16, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.