“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Sullivan County Pennsylvania Historical Markers

Wyalusing Path Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
Wyalusing Path Marker
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Beech Glen — Wyalusing Path
An Indian path from Wyalusing on the North Branch of the Susquehanna, ran down Muncy Creek to the West Branch. Christian Indians, led by the Moravian Bishop Ettwien, came west over this path in 1772 to found a "City of Peace" on the Beaver River. — Map (db m89969) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Eagles Mere — Site of the Original Toboggan Slide
Site of the original toboggan slide built in 1904 designed and engineered by Capt. E. S. Chase. Blocks of ice are measured, cut, and transported to the foot of Lake Ave. where construction begins. The slide, which is 1200 ft. long, is grooved to . . . — Map (db m126500) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forkville — 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
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Forkville — 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
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Laporte — Celestia
Peter E. Armstrong founded a religious community here in 1850. He envisioned his followers as "wilderness exiles" in a "City of Heaven" on this mountaintop. In 1864 the land was deeded to Almighty God "and to His heirs in Jesus Messiah." Because of . . . — Map (db m89975) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Laporte — Dr. Theodore Joseph Saul, Capt. M.C. 1909 - 1978
He was born to heal the afflictions of all, and they grew to become his friends. He took the gifts that God gave him and utilized them to serve all. He was a husband and a father, and we will never regret sharing him with you. Our strength comes . . . — Map (db m90009) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Laporte — Sullivan County
Formed March 15, 1847 from Lycoming County. Named for State Senator Charles C. Sullivan, who was active in securing its creation. Laporte, the county seat, was incorporated 1853. County is home of Eagles Mere (long a noted resort) and Worlds End . . . — Map (db m89986) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Laporte — Sullivan County Veterans Memorial
In honor of all past, present and future veterans of Sullivan County, in grateful memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom of our country and to show appreciation to the common men and women who answer the call and rise to . . . — Map (db m90010) WM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Muncy Valley — Eagles Mere Chautauqua
Eagles Mere Chautauqua was founded by Benjamin Welch and his brother Reverend Joseph Welch. Opening ceremonies took place on August 4, 1896, with Penn. Governor General James Beaver as quest speaker. The original site of the bell was Forest Inn . . . — Map (db m89972) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Muncy Valley — Hotel Eagles Mere
On this site stood the hotel Eagles Mere-built in 1879-known as Point Breeze Hotel from 1880-1887 when it was enlarged to house 250 guests by owner Ernest V. Ingram. Original section demolished in 1973, and remaining building moved opposite . . . — Map (db m89971) HM
Pennsylvania (Sullivan County), Muncy Valley — Merritt Field Airport
Begun, 1999-First Landing 2001-Named for Merritt J. Jenkins-Son of George Merritt Jenkins, builder. Dedicated to all the old planes still flying that this facility makers possible. — Map (db m89973) HM

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