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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Williamsport, 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 (64) 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(64) Columbia County (64)  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
Williamsport is in Lycoming County
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1Pennsylvania (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
2Pennsylvania (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
3Pennsylvania (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
4Pennsylvania (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
5Pennsylvania (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
6Pennsylvania (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
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7Pennsylvania (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
8Pennsylvania (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
9Pennsylvania (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
10Pennsylvania (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
11Pennsylvania (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
12Pennsylvania (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
13Pennsylvania (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
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14Pennsylvania (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
15Pennsylvania (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
16Pennsylvania (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
17Pennsylvania (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
18Pennsylvania (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
19Pennsylvania (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
20Pennsylvania (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
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21Pennsylvania (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
22Pennsylvania (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
23Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Covenant Central Presbyterian Church
Achievement AwardMap (db m120364) HM
24Pennsylvania (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
25Pennsylvania (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
26Pennsylvania (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
27Pennsylvania (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
28Pennsylvania (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
29Pennsylvania (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
30Pennsylvania (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
31Pennsylvania (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
32Pennsylvania (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
33Pennsylvania (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
34Pennsylvania (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
35Pennsylvania (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
36Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Gary Chrisman — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Chrisman is the voice of sports broadcasting for the Williamsport region. A graduate of Williamsport Area High School, he returned permanently to Williamsport in 1975 after earning a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Miami. In 1987, he was . . . Map (db m120680) HM
37Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Global Conflicts for Peace and Freedom
Dedicated to honor those from Lycoming County who made the supreme sacrifice May 26, 2007 [Armed Services emblems and year of creation]Map (db m200262) WM
38Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Gold Star Families Memorial
A tribute to Gold Star Families and Relatives who sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom This monument honors, recognizes, and serves Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while . . . Map (db m200258) WM
39Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial — 1861 • Civil War • 1865
In loving memory of those who served The Citizens of Lycoming County are indebted for the selfless sacrifices of our Civil War veteransMap (db m200299) WM
40Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Hager Lifelong Education Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 12 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1984 The Hager Lifelong Education Center is dedicated in honor of a former state legislator, who was a strong supporter of the institution when it was a community college. Following an extensive renovation, the Hager Lifelong . . . Map (db m122303) HM
41Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Hal Spooner — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Spooner quarterbacked Navy's 1960 football squad to a 9-1 regular season record, ranking 4th in the AP Poll and earning a trip to the Orange Bowl. Following that season, Spooner was named an All-East Selection as well as an Honorable Mention . . . Map (db m198043) HM
42Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Herdic House-Park Hotel
Achievement AwardMap (db m120464) HM
43Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Historic Newberry — Founded 1795
First Settled Site of WilliamsportMap (db m200422) HM
44Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Indian Wars Memorial — 1817 • 1898
In loving memory of those who servedMap (db m200308) WM
45Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Jack Losch — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Losch was a first round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1956. He excelled at football at Williamsport High School before going on to play at the University of Miami. Losch was a member of the Maynard Midgets, champions of the first Little . . . Map (db m177692) HM
46Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — James V. Brown Library
James Vanduzee Brown 1826-1904 Lumberman Carile Higgins Brown 1831-1902 Member of DAR The inspiration for the library came from the Lycoming Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It opened in 1907. It has long served . . . Map (db m159377) HM
47Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Jane Cummings Brandon
This tablet is erected by the Citizens of Williamsport to the memory of Jane Cummings Brandon 1804 • 1840 in whose beloved memory Brandon Park was given to the City of Williamsport by her brother A. Boyd Cummings . . . Map (db m159303) HM
48Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — John Franklin Meginness — 16 Jul. 1827 — 11 Nov. 1899
To the lasting memory of John Franklin Meginness 16 Jul. 1827 — 11 Nov. 1899 Journalist — Author He labored for posterity Lycoming County Historian Veteran Mexican & Civil WarsMap (db m198055) HM WM
49Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — John H. Bower — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
In 1921, Bower founded and organized America's oldest Sunday school basketball league. The league is still in operation today and is known locally as the "Bower League." He helped organize the first Boy Scout troop in Lycoming County in 1919. Over . . . Map (db m120699) HM
50Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — John Wilcox — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
In 1966, Wilcox became the first American bowler to win a World Cup title. He was inducted into the Pennsylvania State Bowlers Association Hall of Fame in 1998 and the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 1999. His 885 series in 1972 stood as . . . Map (db m120656) HM
51Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Joseph M. McDade — Trade & Transit Centre
Dedicated on the 29th day of October 1998 by Mayor Steven W. Cappelli as a lasting tribute to United States Congressman Joseph M. McDade and his commitment to the revitalization of the City of Williamsport’s central business district. During his 18 . . . Map (db m177755) HM
52Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Julia C. Collins — (? - 1865)
Essayist, teacher, and author, her work, The Curse of Caste, is considered to be among the first published novels by an African American woman. In 1865, it was serialized in the African Methodist Episcopal Christian Recorder, a . . . Map (db m74272) HM
53Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Kelly Mazzante — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Mazzante was a three-time Kodak All-American basketball star at Penn State University, and formerly held the Big Ten scoring record for both men and women. A graduate of Montoursville Area High School, she is a four-time all-state basketball . . . Map (db m120686) HM
54Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Ken Sawyer — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Sawyer served as the voice of Williamsport High School football and basketball, and Lycoming College football. Since 1971, he has broadcast hundreds of Little League World Series games. In 1991, he was presented with the Ray Keyes Sports Award . . . Map (db m120665) HM
55Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Kenneth L. Cooper Band Shell — Brandon Park
The naming of this bandshell was dedicated on the 25th day of April 2008 by Mayor Gabriel J. Campana, Ed.D. as a lasting tribute to Dr. Kenneth L. Cooper. Dr. Cooper, a local physician, has served with distinction as a member of the . . . Map (db m159305) HM
56Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Klump Academic Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 15 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1914, wing added in 1934 The Klump Academic Center is the most historic landmark still in use on campus. The building opened in 1914 as Williamsport High School. Adult vocational classes, held in the high school basement, led to . . . Map (db m120849) HM
57Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Korean War Memorial — 1950 • 1953 — Never Forgotten —
Dedicated to those from Lycoming County who made the supreme sacrifice and those officially listed as Missing in Action. Claude H. Williamson • Donald E. Fisher • James E. DeFrain Jr. Lawrence K. DeSau • George Flad • Lloyd A. Willits • . . . Map (db m200348) HM
58Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — L.L. Stearns & Sons History
In 1850 Laten Legg Stearns, a farmer from Massachusetts, came to Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, and opened his first store - L.L. Stearns. Shortly after the Civil War, he moved his merchandise by raft down the Susquehanna River to Williamsport, . . . Map (db m120636) HM
59Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Larry Kelley — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Kelley was a multi-sport athlete at Williamsport High School before going on to Yale University, where he excelled in baseball, basketball, and football. During the 1936 football season he dazzled on offense with 17 catches for 372 yards and 4 . . . Map (db m177688) HM
60Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Le Jeune Chef — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 11 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1984 Translated as "the young chef," Le Jeune Chef is a restaurant that presents a fine-dining experience at the heart of the Pennsylvania College of Technology campus. Open to the public, the restaurant offers a gourmet menu and . . . Map (db m122327) HM
61Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or . . . Map (db m177751) HM
62Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Little League • Big Legacy — 75 Years — Est. 1939 —
is a project undertaken by the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce through its Lycoming County Visitors Bureau programming in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Little League Baseball and its history here in the . . . Map (db m120539) HM
63Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Louise Larzelere Chatham
Erected by The Civic Club to the memory of Louise Larzelere Chatham 1872 - 1938 Conceiver and planner of Memorial Park 1939Map (db m120852) HM
64Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Lycoming College
Lycoming College is a private, undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences. It is one of the fifty oldest colleges and universities in the country and holds the distinction of being co-educational since its founding in 1812. Begun as . . . Map (db m120552) HM
65Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Lycoming Construction Company
Incorporated in 1943 and founded by Herbert F. Allison, Lycoming Construction Company occupied this area from 1943-80. Lycoming Construction helped form the infrastructure of America by building many sections of the Pennsylvania interstate . . . Map (db m122440) HM
66Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Lycoming County
Formed April 13, 1795 out of Northumberland County. The name (from a Delaware Indian word) honors Lycoming Creek. Williamsport, the County Seat, became a borough , 1806, and a city, 1866. Once a great lumbering center. Birthplace of Little League . . . Map (db m43520) HM
67Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Lycoming County War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Lycoming County who served our country in time of war [Dedicated] November 11, 1954Map (db m120946) HM
68Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Lycoming County World War II Memorial — 1941 • 1945 — In Memoriam —
. . . Map (db m200511) WM
69Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — M60-A3 Main Battle Tank
A monument to honor all Lycoming County Veterans who served in the military, in war or in peace Dedicated May 29, 1999Map (db m200261) WM
70Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Madigan Library — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 3 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 2006 The Madigan Library offers a large collection of resources and relaxing spaces to serve students and community needs. The 1,000-seat facility provides excellent facilities for reading, studying, and conducting research. In . . . Map (db m122461) HM
71Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Main Entrance — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 1 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1999 Most visitors enter the sprawling, 120-plus acre campus through the main entrance, which is marked by pillars, banners, creative landscaping, water features, and a commemorative brick walkway. Two of the most modern . . . Map (db m122469) HM
72Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Mark 14 Torpedo, Model SA, Serial 1091 — on loan from the United States Navy to — the Residents of Williamsport, Pa. —
This torpedo is one of 14000 built between 1939 and 1946 and used on U.S. Fleet type submarines in World War Two. It is 21 feet long and 21 inches in diameter. It once carried a quarter ton explosive charge and weighs 2700 pounds. . . . Map (db m200421) HM WM
73Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Market Square
Williamsport founder Michael Ross established this Market Square as the commercial hub of his town. The Square was for many years the location of the Curbside Market, which moved indoors in 1931 and became Williamsport Growers Market. The Square . . . Map (db m120534) HM
74Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Mexican War Memorial — 1846 • 1848
In loving memory of those who servedMap (db m200306) WM
75Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Mike Mussina — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Mussina spent 18 years in Major League Baseball, winning 270 games during his career with the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. Mussina was a seven-time Gold Glove winner and a five-time American League All-Star. A multi-sport star at . . . Map (db m177698) HM
76Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Old Main — 1839 - 1968 — West Wing 1839 • Center Section 1855 • East Wing 1850 —
To the south of this marker stood Old Main, the first and only building on campus for much of the nineteenth centyry. It contained student rooms, administrative and faculty offices, a chapel, classrooms, the library, and the residence of the . . . Map (db m159319) HM
77Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Old Newberry Cemetery — c. 1760 - c. 1900 — In memory of —
to the early settlers of this community who rest here in Colonial ParkMap (db m200315) HM
78Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate — Lycoming College — Founded 1812 • Co-Educational —
The Oliver Sterling Metzler Gate donated in 1939 by an alumnus of Dickinson Seminary is opened by tradition once each year for the Commencement Procession. We hereby honor all whose paths have crossed this threshold A gift of the Class . . . Map (db m159359) HM
79Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Opening the Frontier: West Branch Canal — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
Getting goods and people to and from Williamsport in the early 1800s was no easy feat. Roads were few and often impassible. The West Branch of the Susquehanna served as a "water highway" for Williamsport's citizens — who numbered just 60 in 1806. . . . Map (db m191999) HM
80Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — P.D. Mitchell
As executive director of the former Bethune-Douglass Community Center, Mitchell was an inspiration to the black community and the community at large for nearly 40 years. He was instrumental in organizing and coaching numerous youth sports teams. . . . Map (db m120689) HM
81Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Parkes Automotive Technology Center — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 8 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 1970 The Parkes Automotive Technology Center at Penn College is one of the oldest postsecondary automotive instructional programs in the nation; classes were first offered nearly a century ago. Major industry sponsors attest to . . . Map (db m122381) HM
82Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Paul 'Babe' Mayer — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Mayer has served as an educator, coach, sports broadcaster, and sports trainer in the Williamsport area for over four decades. In 1988, he was named the National Secondary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He retired from Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m120675) HM
83Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Peace Tower
This Peace Tower is dedicated to the Glory of God, and to the common humanity that makes us one. It is given in memory of my parents, Shizuo and Masuo Yasui, who immigrated to this country in the year 1902, seeking a new life in . . . Map (db m159372) HM
84Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Peter Herdic — (1824-1888)
Owner, lumber mills, and president, Susquehanna Boom. A key player in making this city the “lumber capital of the world.” He invented the “herdic,” a rear-entry carriage, and erected many buildings here on Millionaire's Row. . . . Map (db m43536) HM
85Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — PFC Elinor Hanna
WWII Lyc Co 1st woman casualty [Lycoming County]Map (db m200305) WM
86Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Preachers' Aid Society
The Preachers' Aid Society was established in 1869 at the first meeting of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The society was formed to provide support to needy ministers, their wives, widows and children. Among . . . Map (db m159317) HM
87Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Ray Keyes — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Long-time Williamsport Sun Gazette Sports Editor, Keyes covered Little League Baseball from its inception in 1939 and the Little League World Series from 1947 until his passing in 1988. Keyes was the first winner of Little League's Howard Hartman . . . Map (db m177742) HM
88Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Recent Wars Honored Dead — In Memory Of
SSG Joseph E. Suponcic Army • Kosovo December 15, 1999 SGT John L. Eichenlaub Army • Afghanistan - OEF March 11, 2003 MSG Sean M. Thomas Army • Iraq March 27, 2007 LCpl Abram L. Howard U.S. Marine Corps • . . . Map (db m200264) WM
89Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Remembrance Garden — Pennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 17 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014 —
Constructed in 2006 An area of respite, reflection, and remembrance, the Remembrance Garden is located near the site of a former campus and community landmark. For many years, the administrative headquarters of Williamsport Technical Institute . . . Map (db m122472) HM
90Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Repasz Band
Founded in Williamsport in 1831 and named for its honored director Daniel Repasz, it is one of the oldest American community bands. The band played at Lee's surrender at Appomattox in 1865 and at its 150th anniversary in 2015, and at Grant's Tomb . . . Map (db m145870) HM
91Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Revolutionary Soldiers — 1775 • 1783
Thomas Mahaffey • Henry Daugherty • Danforth Bowen and others who servedMap (db m200317) WM
92Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Revolutionary War Memorial — 1775 • 1783
In loving memory of those who servedMap (db m200314) WM
93Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Ron 'C.I.' Insinger — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
The Loyalsock Township High School boys' basketball coach for more than 40 years, Insinger is the all-time winningest coach in the state of Pennsylvania, with over 800 victories. As of 2016, he has 12 District IV titles, 25 conference titles, and . . . Map (db m120544) HM
94Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Ross/Brown Homes
Site of the original home of city founder, Michael Ross. James and Carile Brown, benefactors of the local library, built their home here in 1875, which later became the residence of the Episcopal bishop and then a hospital. The building was . . . Map (db m120702) HM
95Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Russell Inn — 1806 • Williamsport Bicentennial • 2006
James Russell built the first house in Williamsport on this site in 1796. It was a home, a tavern and the first Lycoming County Court House. Birthplace of the first child born in Williamsport. The Great Fire of 1871 destroyed the inn.Map (db m180193) HM
96Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Sal 'Tank' Rosato — Lycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Rosato was a multi-sport star at Williamsport High School in the mid-1930s, and continued his exceptional football career at Villanova University. During his tenure as a running back with the NFL’s Washington Redskins from 1945-47, he rushed for 620 . . . Map (db m177695) HM
97Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Site of Settler Massacre
This memorial marks the site of a massacre of white settlers by the Indians, June 10th 1778. Erected June 10th 1901.Map (db m175407) HM
98Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Spanish American War Memorial — 1898 • 1902
In loving memory of those who served Philippine Islands • Cuba • Puerto Rico U.S.A.Map (db m200298) WM
99Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Spars and Sticks: Rafting the West Branch — The Timber Trail — Susquehanna Riverwalk —
Daring, brawn, and skill — that's what Pennsylvania rivermen needed to deliver timber to market in the early 1800s. Men felled immense Eastern white pines, fastened them together into log rafts, and rode them down river to be used for shipbuilding . . . Map (db m191997) HM
100Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Sports & Athletics — Williamsport and Lycoming County
Lycoming County has a rich sports history that goes beyond Little League Baseball. The county has produced nationally recognized professional athletes and local legends and heroes. The Sports Walk is dedicated to recognizing those from our area . . . Map (db m177756) HM

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