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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lycoming County, PA (192) Bradford County, PA (128) Clinton County, PA (28) Columbia County, PA (66) Montour County, PA (23) Northumberland County, PA (86) Potter County, PA (30) Sullivan County, PA (43) Tioga County, PA (41) Union County, PA (80)  LycomingCounty(192) Lycoming County (192)  BradfordCounty(128) Bradford County (128)  ClintonCounty(28) Clinton County (28)  ColumbiaCounty(66) Columbia County (66)  MontourCounty(23) Montour County (23)  NorthumberlandCounty(86) Northumberland County (86)  PotterCounty(30) Potter County (30)  SullivanCounty(43) Sullivan County (43)  TiogaCounty(41) Tioga County (41)  UnionCounty(80) Union County (80)
Williamsport is the county seat for Lycoming County
Adjacent to Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
      Bradford County (128)  
      Clinton County (28)  
      Columbia County (66)  
      Montour County (23)  
      Northumberland County (86)  
      Potter County (30)  
      Sullivan County (43)  
      Tioga County (41)  
      Union County (80)  
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1Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Cogan Station — Blooming Grove Dunkard Meeting House
Built 1828 by German colonists who came to this valley beginning 1805 seeking religious freedom - led by Dr. Frederick Haller and including the following families, Heim - Ulmer - Staiger - Waltz - Kiess - Young - Harmon - Gross - Biehl - Scheel - . . . Map (db m74359) HM
2Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Hughesville — Veterans Park
. . . Map (db m175314) WM
3Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Antes Fort
About one half a mile southwest of this spot, on the high bluff above the river, stood the stockade known as Antes Fort. Erected by Lieut. Col. John Henry Antes in the summer of 1777. This fort was an important rallying point for the settlers in . . . Map (db m74246) HM
4Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Fort Antes
Built 1776 by Col. Henry Antes. Site on opposite side of the river at the mouth of Antes Creek. Nearby was Antes Mill, first in the region. The stockade was abandoned during the Great Runaway; burned by Indians.Map (db m71975) HM
5Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Jersey Shore Cemetery War Memorial
Erected December 20, 1907 by the Citizens of Jersey Shore and vicinity, to the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War; War with England 1812-1814; Mexican War of 1846-1848; Civil War of 1861-1865, and of the Spanish American War . . . Map (db m200577) HM WM
6Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — 'Let's Go to the Jersey shore!'
In 1785, families from the young state of New Jersey moved to this area, led by brothers Reuben and Jeremiah Manning. They laid out streets for the new town of Waynesburg. Across the river, Scotch-Irish settlers headed for local taverns would . . . Map (db m200425) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Major Keennan Post No. 349 G.A.R. Memorial
In honor of the members of Major Keennan Post No. 349 G.A.R. Yours in F. C. & L. [Fraternity, Charity & Loyalty] Lawrence J. Anderson • Daniel Artman • George A. Aughenbaugh • James L. Barclay Daniel Barner • Reuben Barner • Eskine M. . . . Map (db m200544) WM
8Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Pine Creek Presbyterian Church
Just south along Pine Creek was the site of the first Presbyterian Church in this area, organized in 1792. It was the ancestor of the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, organized in 1851.Map (db m74244) HM
9Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Spanish-American War Memorial
In honor of those who served in the Spanish-American War H. E. Brunner • J. H. Chambers • John W. Embich • B. F. Francis Linn Kriner • E. L. Lazotte • George H. Poust • John Russell Joseph Sessman • Samuel Sperrow • W. Slaughenwhite . . . Map (db m200543) WM
10Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all who served and are still servingMap (db m200546) WM
11Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — War Memorial — God Bless America
[Military images, from the declaration of independence signed under the Tiadaghton Elm through present day] "God who gave us life gave us liberty" Thomas Jefferson In memory of Lt. Fredrick N. Callahan "If my people, which . . . Map (db m200424) WM
12Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Jersey Shore — World War Memorial — 1917 • 1918
In memory of those who served in the World War Died in Service Joseph E. Bower • Chester Breon • William Bruce • Percy D. Cox Tom Farley • Samuel Fulkrod • Samuel W. Hanford • Daniel W. Hazen Charles S. Holden • Guy W. Johnson • . . . Map (db m200547) WM
13Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Loyalsock Township — Civil War Monument — 1861-1865
[east face]A tribute to the defenders of the Republic 1861-1865. [north face]Heroism and Patriotism inspired them to deeds of valor. [west face]Erected by Reno Post No. 64 Dep’t of PA. G.A.R. and The Veteran Corps of Co. G. . . . Map (db m177657) WM
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14Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Loyalsock Township — Freedom Road Cemetery
Daniel Hughes, a lumber raftsman on the Susquehanna, lived here, 1854-80. In the years ending with the Civil War, he brought fugitive slaves here from Maryland, protecting them before they continued north via the Underground Railroad. Hughes gave . . . Map (db m43889) HM
15Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Loyalsock Township — John M. McMinn — Civil Engineer, Botanist, Geologist
Died Sept. 11. 1870. Aged 51 years & 18 days. He founded Wildwood Cemetery in 1863.Map (db m200323) HM
16Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Loyalsock Township — William Hepburn — Born in Ireland 1753, died June 25, 1821, came to America 1773
He was Lieutenant Colonel of PA Militia, 3rd Battalion, Captain of Fifth Company 4th Battalion, was commander of Fort Muncy at the time of the Big Runaway and the Flight to Sunbury was under his direction, July 1778. Brigadier General of the 1st . . . Map (db m177653) HM
17Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Loyalsock Township — Williamsport
Laid out 1795 by Michael Ross. Incorporated as a borough 1806; as a city 1866. At one time a leading lumber center of the nation. Trade and travel for over a century.Map (db m43887) HM
18Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Montgomery — Eagle Grange No. 1
Pennsylvania's first Grange, officially organized March 4, 1871, two and a half years before organization of the Pennsylvania State Grange on Sept. 18, 1873. The National Grange (order of Patrons of Husbandry) had been established in 1867. . . . Map (db m43510) HM
19Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Montoursville — Lions Field
Purchased and developed by the Montoursville Lions Club for the recreation and enjoyment of the people of the Montoursville areaMap (db m180236) HM
20Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Montoursville — Muncy - 7 — Montoursville
Named for Andrew Montour Indian Guide and Interpreter Founded 1768Map (db m180211) HM
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21Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Montoursville — Montoursville Memorial Gardens — A Place of Peace, Hope and Remembrance
This site chosen as a memorial is rich in history. John Rockafellow donated the land as a cemetery, with the first burial occurring as early as 1811. In 1816, an octagonal stone school stood on the back, central portion of the plot. The building . . . Map (db m180278) HM
22Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Montoursville — This Old Millstone
This old millstone was transported from Philadelphia by ox cart sometime after 1750 and is the oldest known relic of the community. It was discovered in the old mill race at the site of the first grist mill along the Loyalsock Creek, by . . . Map (db m180235) HM
23Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Montoursville — TWA Flight 800 Memorial
Celebrating the lives of: Jessica L. Aikey • Daniel E. Baszczewski • Michelle E. Bohlin Jordan M. Bower • Monica E. Cox • Deborah Lorson Dickey Douglas C. Dickey • Carol A. Fry • Claire A. Gallagher Julia D. Grimm • Rance M. Hettler • . . . Map (db m180279) HM
24Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Canal Boat Building
In the 19th century travel by roads was slow and treacherous and railroads had not yet been established. Canal travel, for passengers and cargo, was a dependable means of transportation; canal boats helped to link Pennsylvania's major cities and . . . Map (db m120818) HM
25Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Canal Boats
You are looking at the bow and stern sections of a replica canal "cargo" boat that was salvaged from the National Canal Museum, Easton by Muncy Historical Society volunteers in January 2012. Brought to Muncy in many pieces, the sections were . . . Map (db m120820) HM
26Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Capt. John Brady
The famed Indian fighter and hero of the colonial wars and the Revolution was killed in ambush by Indians near here April 11, 1779. He was in charge of Fort Brady at present Muncy at the timeMap (db m89951) WM
27Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Capt. John Brady — 1733-1779 — Soldier Pioneer Patriot —
Capt. John Brady was ambushed and killed by Indians near this spot while bringing supplies to beleaguered Fort Brady • Capt. John was an officer in the Pontiac and French and Indian Wars • Major of Associations in 1775 • Captain under General George . . . Map (db m89952) WM
28Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Civil War Memorial
To the memory of the Soldiers from Muncy and Vicinity who fell in the War for the Union 1861-65 Died for their Country [Roll of Honored Dead] "Four hundred thousand men - the brave, the good, the true In tangled wood, . . . Map (db m120756) WM
29Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Drinking Well
The lockkeeper and his family needed a source of water that was clean enough for drinking. Because of the proximity to the canal, the lockkeeper's family probably sold well water, homemade baked goods and produce from their garden to the canal . . . Map (db m120802) HM
30Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Fisher Pond
Built by C. Donald Fisher in 1969, this 1.8 acre spring-fed farm pond gently slopes to a maximum depth of 8.5 feet. It was designed to provide a wonderful habitat for wetland plants and animal species using a wide array of food . . . Map (db m120804) HM
31Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — How a Lock Works
Canals are long flat waterways that do not follow the slope of the land, as do rivers and streams. To travel uphill or downhill, canal boats were raised or lowered in a lock. When a canal boat approached a lock, the captain would blow a horn . . . Map (db m120803) HM
32Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Main and Water Streets
Several general mercantile businesses occupied this corner before the Muncy Banking Company organized and opened its doors for business in 1893. The name was officially changed to The Muncy Bank and Trust Company in 1962 and it remains a . . . Map (db m120914) HM
33Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Muncy
Laid out, 1799, by Benjamin McCarty. Named for the Monsey Indians, tribe of Delawares, who inhabited this area before arrival of the whites. Four Indian paths - Shamokin, Wyalusing, Wyoming, Towanda - formed a junction hereMap (db m89933) HM
34Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Muncy
Laid out, 1799, by Benjamin McCarty. Named for the Monsey Indians, tribe of Delawares, who inhabited this area before arrival of the whites. Four Indian paths - Shamokin, Wyalusing, Wyoming, Towanda - formed a junction here.Map (db m89934) HM
35Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Muncy Mills
The nearby memorial is at the site of this valley's first grist mill. It was built by John Alward about 1772 and burned by Indians 1779. Other mills built on the site in 1783 and 1800. Last mill was used until 1872.Map (db m89930) HM
36Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Muncy Normal School
Muncy Normal and High School, erected in 1873, was an architectural masterpiece of its day! In its early catalogues it was described as "centrally located, and commands a magnificent view of the entire valley. The Susquehanna Water Gap, six miles . . . Map (db m120943) HM
37Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Muncy Woolen Mill
In 1882, the firm known as Coulter, Rogers and Company purchased this land and erected a large three story 'L' shaped building here for the purpose of producing wool blankets. By 1890 the firm was doing business as Muncy Woolen Mill and turning . . . Map (db m120941) HM
38Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Muncy's Post Office
A post office was established at Muncy, April 1, 1800. Henry Shoemaker was postmaster. Muncy's current Post Office, built by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) during the Great Depression, was completed in 1938. The lobby contains . . . Map (db m200186) HM
39Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Nature's Highway
A thoroughfare for centuries, the Susquehanna River played a major role in the region's development. Here is one of the few places in Pennsylvania where all forms of transportation came together. The river, American Indian trails, canals, . . . Map (db m120801) HM
40Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Old Walton Cemetery — Founded 1791 by James Walton — Holy Bible —
In Memory of Those Buried Here Among whom are the pioneer McCarty brothers Benjamin 1763-1828 and William 1766-1813 founders of Muncy in the year 1797.Map (db m120705) HM
41Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Riebsam House — 210 South Main Street — c. 1804 —
is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Muncy Historic DistrictMap (db m200178) HM
42Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Shoemaker Bridge
At this place was the first flour mill in this valley. Built by John Alward about 1772. Destroyed by Indians, 1779. The second mill built on the same site by Henry Shoemaker, 1763. The third mill built about 1800 by Jacob, son of Henry Shoemaker. . . . Map (db m89931) HM
43Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — St. James Episcopal Church
St. James, one of the most-studied Gothic Revival small churches, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Erected in 1832, the original house of worship was dismantled in 1856 to make way for the new St. James Episcopal Church. . . . Map (db m200180) HM
44Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — The Lock-tender and His House
You are looking at a replica of a lock-house fa็ade that was salvaged from the National Canal Museum, Easton by Muncy Historical Society volunteers in January 2012. Dismantled and brought to Muncy, the sections were reconstructed on this site in . . . Map (db m120822) HM
45Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — The McCartys and the Muncy Historical Society
The McCarty House, on your left, has been enlarged since the original log structure was erected circa 1800 by William McCarty. William and his brother, Benjamin, and their Walton cousins were Muncy's founding fathers. William laid out this . . . Map (db m120915) HM
46Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to All Veterans of the Armed Forces of Lycoming County who gave their services and some their lives to our country during the great wars World War I • World War II Korea • Vietnam Lebanon • Grenada Panama • Persian . . . Map (db m180222) WM
47Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Muncy — Welcome to Port Penn
Established in the 1830s, Port Penn grew as fast as traffic through this section of the West Branch of the Pennsylvania Canal allowed. There were hotels and taverns as well as blacksmiths to shoe mules, lumberyards and sawmills to supply wood, . . . Map (db m120905) HM
48Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Old Lycoming Township — Williamson Road
Built in 1792-96 by land agent Charles Williamson to open the Genesee lands in N.Y. From Trout Run, it cut through the wilderness to Lawrenceville by the same general route as the present highway.Map (db m43238) HM
49Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Pennsdale — Muncy Township Volunteer Fire Department — In Memory Of Our Deceased Charter Members
Paul Gatz • Russel Drick • James Drick • Parker Rogers • Roland Wentzel Dale Gray • James McCarthy • John H. Hessler • Raymond Fry Hank T. Young • Sherman Lyons • Chester Purdy • Jack D. Stroup Thomas Springman • Grant M. Bussler • Warren . . . Map (db m175315) HM
50Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Pennsdale — Pennsdale Meeting
The Friends Meeting House opposite was built in 1799. It was erected to provide a place of worship for the numerous Quaker settlers of this regionMap (db m89953) HM
51Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Ralston — Ralston Railroad Bridge
An iron Warren Truss bridge built by the American Bridge Company in 1901, crossed Lycoming Creek on this site until 2002. Last used by the Pennsylvania Railroad, it provided coal, lumber and passenger service for central PA.Lycoming County . . . Map (db m177671) HM
52Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Rauchtown — World War II Memorial — 1941 • 1945
In honor and memory of the Citizens of Crawford Township who served in World War II [Honored Dead] Bradford Getgen • Walter Bailey Honor Roll Raymond Embick • Ned Sweitzer • Lester Welshans • Leroy Schrack Glenn Schively • . . . Map (db m200351) WM
53Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Slate Run — Slate Run — An Industrious Past — Pine Creek Rail Trail —
About 1795, Jacob Tomb settled here and made a life in this wilderness. He, and others that followed, built primitive water-driven sawmills and sold lumber to local markets. They lashed huge timbers into rafts and floated them downstream to distant . . . Map (db m146398) HM
54Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — 9/11 Memorial
This piece of steel from the Twin Towers is here as a memorial to those whose lives were lost and a testament to the heroism of the members of the New York City Fire Department, New York Police Department and the Port Authority of NY and . . . Map (db m180186) HM
55Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — Floods on the Susquehanna — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
A natural part of river life, floods reshape a river's contours and spread nutrients throughout the floodplain. Along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, thousands of years of periodic flooding created a fertile valley where massive white . . . Map (db m191991) HM
56Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — Growing a Sustainable Forest Industry — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
Fortunately, here in the Lumber Heritage Region both the forests and the forest industry have recovered from the unsustainable logging of the late 1800s and early 1900s. The state's single most valuable natural resource, trees now yield one billion . . . Map (db m191982) HM
57Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — Restoring the Forests — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
Though it's hard to imagine when looking at today's verdant forests and clear-flowing streams, in the early 1900s, intensive logging had ravaged north-central Pennsylvania's seemingly limitless forests. Rain eroded treeless hillsides, depleting the . . . Map (db m191989) HM
58Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — Susquehanna Log Boom
Six-mile series of piers, built by a company incorporated in 1846; used to collect and store logs during the spring log drives down the West Branch. Helped make Williamsport the world's lumber capital prior to 1900. Badly damaged in 1889 flood, the . . . Map (db m43517) HM
59Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — The Legacy of Little League
Little League was founded in 1939 by Carl E. Stotz in Williamsport, just four miles north of here. Since the first year, it has operated with a singular goal: to help teach children the values of teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play so that . . . Map (db m91024) HM
60Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — The Saw Dust War — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
"…Whereas the workingmen in the sawmills of the city of Williamsport work from 11ฝ to 12 hours per day, a period longer than that worked by other workingmen in the United States, which is an injury to the human system… Resolved: that 10 hours is . . . Map (db m191957) HM
61Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — War Memorial
In memory of those who in war fought for our country.Map (db m159368) WM
62Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), South Williamsport — Williamsport
Laid out 1795 by Michael Ross. Incorporated as a borough 1806; as a city 1866. At one time a leading lumber center of the nation. Trade and travel center for over a century.Map (db m43519) HM
63Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Trout Run — Civilian Conservation Corps
In March 1933, the federal government created the CCC to combat the Great Depression. During nine years, the CCC enrolled some 3,000,000 youths nationwide--including 194,572 men at 114 camps in Pennsylvania. Members of the 367th CCC company first . . . Map (db m43552) HM
64Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Trout Run — Sheshequin Path
Branch of Warriors Path; provided a short cut from Tioga to the Big Island, traversing “the dismal wilderness” of Lycoming Creek. Dense forest, swamp, windfall, and storm made Indians believe a demon had power in this valley.Map (db m43523) HM
65Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Trout Run — Sheshequin Path
By this path up Lycoming Creek, Conrad Weiser, with Lewis Evans, map-maker, and John Bartram, botanist, traveled to Onondaga in 1743 on a peace mission for Virginia: “To take the hatchet out of the head of the Six Nations.”Map (db m43549) HM
66Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — "Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron
The 1938 inspiration for Little League Baseball practicing at Uncle Tuck's [Carl E. Stotz] in 1939 ——————————— Founders and First Generation of Volunteer Personnel . . . Map (db m120971) HM
67Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — '84 WAHS Team — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
The 1984 Williamsport Area High School basketball team was the school's first state championship basketball squad. With the tagline "Millionaire Magic," the team, led by head coach Pete White, Sr., and assistants Lynn Datres and Larry Moore, went . . . Map (db m177730) HM
68Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — A. Boyd Cummings
This gateway is erected by the Citizens of Williamsport to the memory of A. Boyd Cummings 1807 • 1891 in appreciation of his gift of Brandon Park to the City of Williamsport in loving memory of his sister Jane . . . Map (db m159301) HM
69Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Architectural Artifacts
The L.L. Stearns & Sons department store actually consisted of two separate buildings along with several additions. On this wall and the adjoining wall of the plaza are several artifacts from the facades of the Stearns buildings. The porcelain . . . Map (db m120627) HM
70Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Avco-Lycoming Metal Trades Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 13 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1980 The Avco-Lycoming Metal Trades Center, a welding and metal trades instructional laboratory, is positioned at the northwest end of a pedestrian mall that runs south from West Third Street through the heart of the campus. The . . . Map (db m122300) HM
71Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Bardo Gymnasium — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 14 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1939 The Bardo Gymnasium, originally built as part of Williamsport High School, is named in honor of an administrator at Williamsport Area Community College, a forerunner of Penn College. The gym hosts intercollegiate and . . . Map (db m120850) HM
72Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Benjamin Heck Crever
Born at Carlisle Pa. Mar. 16, 1817 Died at Hanover Pa. Apr. 15, 1890 Aged 73 yrs. 29 d. ———————— Founder of Dickinson Seminary 1848Map (db m120481) HM
73Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Bill Byham — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Bill provided exceptional commentary for over five decades, covering Lycoming College athletics and the Little League World Series. In recognition of his service, the press box section at Little League Volunteers Stadium was named in his honor . . . Map (db m120664) HM
74Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Blaise Alexander, Jr. — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Alexander began his career in the World Karting Association (champion 1992, East Series) and the Micro-Sprint Series (1993, 48 wins) before eventually earning ARCA Rookie of the Year (1996). In 1997, Alexander competed in the NASCAR Busch Series and . . . Map (db m177732) HM
75Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Booming Business — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
In a Susquehanna River log drive, tens of thousands of logs floated downstream like a freight train on water. Without some means of diverting them to riverside millyards, they'd surge right out to the Chesapeake Bay. Williamsport, settled along a . . . Map (db m191994) HM
76Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Bowman Field
Built 1926. Long noted as Pennsylvania's oldest operating minor league baseball park and the nation's second oldest. The first professional game here was played April 27, 1926, between the Williamsport Grays and the Negro league Harrisburg Giants. . . . Map (db m43535) HM
77Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 6 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1986 The Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center is dedicated in honor of the first president of Pennsylvania College of Technology. The center, which helped redefine the future of the institution decades ago, remains . . . Map (db m122446) HM
78Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Bush Campus Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 4 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1993 The Bush Campus Center offers vital student services and activities. Developing social and leadership skills, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and preparing for the world of work are important aspects of student life that . . . Map (db m122459) HM
79Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Carl Building Technologies Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 16 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1980 The Carl Building Technologies Center provides instructional laboratories and classrooms for programs related to building construction, service, and maintenance. Skills students learn here often are applied off campus, onto . . . Map (db m120847) HM
80Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Carl E. Stotz — (1910 - 1992)
Founder of Little League Baseball and Commissioner through 1955. Stotz developed the Little League idea in 1938; in the next year three teams played 24 games. It was at this site that Stotz established field distances for the pre-teenage players. . . . Map (db m43493) HM
81Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Carl E. Stotz — 1910 — 1992 — A Promise Kept —
"How would you like to play on a regular team with uniforms, a new ball for every game, and bats you can really swing?" Carl asked his nephews. After Carl received 56 sponsorship rejections, his perseverance triumphed, and in 1939 his dream became . . . Map (db m120948) HM
82Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Carl E. Stotz Field — Designated a National Historic Site — December 2014 —
In August of 1938, Carl E. Stotz, Little League's founder, brought ten boys ages nine to twelve to this very site and laid out the dimensions for a baseball diamond suitable for youth their age. The bases were newspaper, the distance between them . . . Map (db m120970) HM
83Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Carl Stotz — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Stotz was the founder of Little League baseball. His vision was to give children the opportunity to emulate their Major League heroes. In 1939, his dream gave rise to the world’s largest youth sports organization. He spent years growing the league . . . Map (db m177700) HM
84Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Centennial Mosaic — Pennsylvania College of Technology Art Installations — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
As part of the yearlong Centennial celebration at Pennsylvania College of Technology, three large-scale installations were created by artists with the help of students to enrich the outdoor environment of the campus. Ceramics instructor David . . . Map (db m122323) HM
85Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Chief Woapalanne — created by Artist Peter Wolf Toth — at the invitation of Peter A. Loedding [and later] salvaged by: Jim Webb —
Peter Wolf Toth was born one of eleven children, December 1947, in the newly formed Republic of Hungary. His early childhood was influenced by the hardships his fellow countrymen were experiencing after World War II. During an uprising in . . . Map (db m120650) HM
86Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Civil War Memorial — Defenders of the Union
Erected by the People of Lycoming Co. under the auspices of The Grand Army of the Republic to the memory of Their Heroic Dead who Fell in Defence of the Union 1861 to 1865 . . . Map (db m119622) WM
87Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — College Avenue Labs — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 10 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 2003 The closing of a factory adjacent to campus and the generosity of company executives led to the development of College Avenue Labs. In 2001, Hon Industries Inc. offered Penn College a generous gift-purchase agreement after . . . Map (db m122368) HM
88Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Covenant Central Presbyterian Church
Achievement AwardMap (db m120364) HM
89Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Dan Muthler — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Muthler was the two-time PIAA state wrestling champion at 133 and 138 pounds while wrestling for Jersey Shore Area High School in 1970 and 1971. He later went on to wrestle at the United States Naval Academy, winning the NCAA National Wrestling . . . Map (db m177697) HM
90Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Dietrick Lamade — (1859-1938)
German-born publisher of the Sunday Grit, for many years a national “family newspaper.” He founded it in 1882; this site was its home after 1889. He built Grit on a “good news” concept, an appeal to rural . . . Map (db m43521) HM
91Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Discover the Lumber Heritage Region — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
Paddle the West Branch of the Susquehanna River where immense log drives once flowed. Gaze upon distant galaxies in ink-black skies. Search for traces of a logging ghost town. Watch an osprey plunge into the Allegheny River and emerge with a fish . . . Map (db m191950) HM
92Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Downtown on the Move
Downtown Shopping Throughout much of the 20th century, Williamsport shoppers found everything they needed right downtown, from fresh farm produce to clothing, home furnishings, books, and gifts. L.L. Stearns & Sons department store, on this . . . Map (db m120637) HM
93Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Downtown Williamsport — Birthplace of the Little League World Series
Carl Stotz (1910-1972) a lifelong Williamsport resident, was the founder of Little League Baseball. As he later told it, Stotz, a lumberyard clerk, was playing a backyard game of catch with his nephews when he came up with the idea. "How would . . . Map (db m187598) HM
94Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Dr. Creighton Hale — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Dr. Hale served as President of Little Leagueฎ International from 1973 until 1994. He oversaw expansion of the Little League program, the creation of Little League Softballฎ and the Little League Challenger Divisionฎ. He was appointed Chief . . . Map (db m177733) HM
95Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Dr. Randall F. Hipple Williamsport Historic District — [AKA Millionaire's Row Historic District]
Designated as a tribute to Dr. Randall F. Hipple for his commitment to the City of Williamsport and its heritage. During his 34 consecutive years of service (1972-2005) as a member of Williamsport City Council, he strongly . . . Map (db m119654) HM
96Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Ed Ott — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Ott had an eight-year career in Major League Baseball, mainly as a catcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He helped lead the 1979 “We are Family” Pirates to the World Series, where he batted .333. Following his Major League career, he served as a . . . Map (db m177699) HM
97Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Field House — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 9 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1999 Built by students in construction-related programs, the Field House is a practice and competition arena for the Penn College Wildcats athletic teams. Home to various student activities and special campus and community . . . Map (db m122375) HM
98Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Frank Girardi — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
With 257 wins, Girardi ranks 15th all-time among NCAA football coaches as of 2016. He led Lycoming College to the Division III championship game in 1990 and 1997, and has 13 MAC titles and 11 division playoff berths. Girardi is a 2016 inductee . . . Map (db m120546) HM
99Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Fultz Quadrangle
The Fultz Quadrangle is named in honor of trustee emeritus Daniel G. Fultz '57 '01H for his lifetime of service, dedication and philanthropy to Lycoming College. In 1961, Dan Fultz, as assistant business manager, planted the oak saplings . . . Map (db m159363) HM
100Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Gary Brown — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Brown, an NFL running back for eight seasons with the Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers, and New York Giants, averaged 4.2 yards per carry and ran for over 1,000 yards twice in his career. While at Williamsport Area High School, he was named the . . . Map (db m177687) HM

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