“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Pike 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> Pike County, PA (117) Monroe County, PA (93) Wayne County, PA (91) Sussex County, NJ (92) Orange County, NY (568) Sullivan County, NY (156)  PikeCounty(117) Pike County (117)  MonroeCounty(93) Monroe County (93)  WayneCounty(91) Wayne County (91)  SussexCountyNew Jersey(92) Sussex County (92)  OrangeCountyNew York(568) Orange County (568)  SullivanCounty(156) Sullivan County (156)
Milford is the county seat for Pike County
Dingmans Ferry is in Pike County
      Pike County (117)  
      Monroe County (93)  
      Wayne County (91)  
      Sussex County, New Jersey (92)  
      Orange County, New York (568)  
      Sullivan County, New York (156)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Pike County, Dingmans Ferry — Dingman's Ferry
Here was located one of the earliest ferries across the Delaware. Andrew Dingman in 1750 built the flatboat he used as a ferry with his own hand axe. Dingman was one of the pioneer settlers.Map (db m76379) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Pike County, Dingmans Ferry — George W. Childs Park
Attracted by its natural beauty and wildlife, philanthropist George W. Childs purchased this land in 1892. He developed a public park because he believed everyone, not just wealthy landowners, should be able to experience and appreciate being . . . Map (db m194290) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Pike County, Dingmans Ferry — Harnessing the Creek
Before steam or gas engines, people relied on water to generate power. Falling water spun turbines to provide power to all sorts of machines. Water-powered mills could grind flour, saw wood, or even pulp paper. Dingmans Creek boasted a dozen mills . . . Map (db m194289) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Pike County, Dingmans Ferry — Roosevelt's Tree Army
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) employed young men in the 1930s during the Great Depression. Across the country, CCC crews built park buildings, planted billions of trees, constructed roads, and fought wildfires. The program provided economic . . . Map (db m194292) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Pike County, Dingmans Ferry — Woodland Paradise
George W. Childs designed his park according to contemporary ideals, especially the belief that nature and natural scenery are restorative. At a time when cities were crowded, dirty, and dominated by industry, public parks were places where everyone . . . Map (db m194288) HM
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Jun. 4, 2023