Erected by the Class of 1919
In memory of the men from Bucknell University, who in the World War gave their lives "That the Government of the People, By the People and For the People shall not perish from the earth." — — Map (db m179504) WM
Built at Second and St. John Streets in 1790 by Town Proprietor Mathias Ellenckhuysen, his wife, Clara and Rev. John B. C. Helbron, O.F.M. Cap., Pastor of Holy Trinity Church, Philadelphia and attended by Major Anthony Selin, founder of . . . — — Map (db m91231) HM
Born at Factoryville Pennsylvania
August 12 · 1880
Educated at Keystone Academy
and Bucknell University
Enrolled at Bucknell
September 1898 to June 1901
Historian Freshman Class · Baseball Pitcher
President Junior Class · . . . — — Map (db m180466) HM
in honor of
June 5 · 1928
Pitcher New York Giants · 1900-1916
Manager Cincinnati Reds · 1916-1918
Capt·US Army Gas and Flame Div A·E·F 1918 . . . — — Map (db m180476) HM
This tablet is in memory
of the donor of this park
Daniel F. Green
Citizen, Banker, Philanthropist
His career and love of children
is an inspiration for all
Dedicated June 14, 1955 — — Map (db m91229) HM
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army during the first World War and military counselor to President Wilson at the Versailles Peace Conference, was born in this house on December 31, 1853. — — Map (db m43385) HM
The small, recently preserved, former cemetery office is believed to have been part of the sexton's house that was not in condition to be moved when the house was moved across the street and became part of Bucknell University property.
The . . . — — Map (db m127605) HM
First settler on the site of Lewisburg
Founder of Derrstown, 1785 which was incorporated into the Borough of Lewisburg, 1812.
Our first public spirited citizen Derr gave land to the Presbyterian, Lutheran and German Reformed Churches. His only . . . — — Map (db m124005) HM
Completed in 1833 as a part of Pennsylvania Canal. It was 5/8 mile long and had 3 lift locks. A dam provided slack water, enabling boats to cross the river, thus creating a great trade center here. — — Map (db m43357) HM
This ancient oak
the only surviving witness tree
among those that marked
the survey of February 28 1769
which set apart the tract
Lewisburg is situated
and which was made
for the proprietaries
by William . . . — — Map (db m127608) HM
Dedicated to all men and women
wounded in all our wars
My stone is red for the blood they shed.
The medal I bear is my country’s way
to show they care.
If I could be seen by all mankind
maybe peace will come in my lifetime.
Thanks . . . — — Map (db m127561) WM
in Chester, Connecticut,
January 10, 1825.
Died at Jackson Summit Pa,
June 26, 1894.
Graduated from Rochester University
1852, Theological Seminary 1854. Same year
went . . . — — Map (db m127637) HM
The famed hymn-writer lived in this house, 1869-75. Here, some of his best known hymns were written. His music was sung in many foreign lands. One of his works is, "Shall We Gather at the River." Lowry died in 1899. — — Map (db m43487) HM
Soldiers' Memorial Park
dedicated to all veterans.
A gift to the people of the area
from the Civic Club of Lewisburg
whose members created, developed
and maintained it for nearly a century. — — Map (db m163582) WM
One of the earliest metal-truss bridges in the area was built on this site in 1889. It was a single-span pin-connected Pratt through truss erected by the Champion Bridge Company of Wilmington, Ohio, one of the nation's oldest such firms. The 150.5 . . . — — Map (db m124004) HM
Formed March 22, 1813 out of Northumberland County. Its name honors the Federal Union. The county seat was first Mifflinburg, and after 1815 it was New Berlin. Lewisburg, county seat since 1855, was incorporated 1822 and is home of Bucknell . . . — — Map (db m43445) HM
In c.1912 the Wendle Family Mausoleum at this location was constructed by H.M. Wendle, a stone mason, as a final resting place for family. Eventually the structure deteriorated beyond repair. In 2007, with assistance from Herbert and Gale Wendle, . . . — — Map (db m127611) HM
Through the generosity of Squire Wm. Cameron, he presented to the Borough of Lewisburg $10,000 for the purchase of a steam powered fire engine made by the Silsby Co. In honor of this generous gift, the present fire company, at that time, voted to . . . — — Map (db m127640) HM