“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Forksville, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Sullivan 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> Sullivan County, PA (43) Bradford County, PA (128) Columbia County, PA (66) Luzerne County, PA (276) Lycoming County, PA (192) Wyoming County, PA (27)  SullivanCounty(43) Sullivan County (43)  BradfordCounty(128) Bradford County (128)  ColumbiaCounty(66) Columbia County (66)  LuzerneCounty(276) Luzerne County (276)  LycomingCounty(192) Lycoming County (192)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Laporte is the county seat for Sullivan County
Forksville is in Sullivan County
      Sullivan County (43)  
      Bradford County (128)  
      Columbia County (66)  
      Luzerne County (276)  
      Lycoming County (192)  
      Wyoming County (27)  
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1Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forksville — 400 Acres: the Start of Forksville
"Thomas Huckell, brought his family to the Forks of Loyalsock Creek in 1797." "Huckell contracted with [Joseph] Priestly for four hundred acres of land lying on both sides of the Loyalsock [Creek] at the Forks. He lived only one . . . Map (db m139215) HM
2Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forksville — Christian & Dorothea Heess
The first settlers at ElkLake, Christian & Dorothea Heess, from Stut[t]gart, Germany built a cabin on this site in 1852Map (db m139237) HM
3Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forksville — Forksville Covered Bridge
This Burr Truss covered bridge was built by Sadler S. Rogers (1831-1913) of Hillsgrove in the 1850's. In 1890 there were a total of 30 covered bridges in Sullivan County, Pa. By 1954 only five remained. Today there are three: Forksville, . . . Map (db m139206) HM
4Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forksville — Harold "Red" Grange(1903 - 1991)
Legendary football player, nicknamed " The Galloping Ghost," born in Forksville. Member, College Football Hall of Fame . Career began at Wheaton (Ill.) High School; scored 75 touchdowns. Played 1923-25 for the University of Illinois; an All - . . . Map (db m90013) HM
5Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forksville — Lt John R. Winter and Lt William G. Winter
. . . Map (db m139233) WM
6Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forksville — Old Woolen Factory
A short distance SE, along the Loyalsock, is the site of old factory established in 1810 by Samuel Rogers, Jr. During the War of 1812, it made kersey cloth for the army. Flood in 1816 stopped operation of the factory.Map (db m90014) HM WM
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Dec. 1, 2022