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The Arch

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
The "Arch" was constructed by John Bieber in 1930, initially as an advertisement for Indian Echo Cave, a natural cavern located approximately ½ mile south of the Borough. In the photos, the arch is shown with its various . . .

(Man-Made Features • Natural Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Hummelstown Brownstone Company

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
Though located outside the Borough limits, the Hummelstown Brownstone Company contributed more than any other single industry to the growth of Hummelstown. The brownstone was quarried in a ridge in South Mountain, 2 ½ miles . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Then And Now

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
Nisley Property 13 West Main Street In this late 1800s photo, the Schaffer family is shown on the porch, gathered for the wedding of their daughter, Ethel. The 1830 date stone on the building and the Flemish bond brickwork . . .

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Then And Now

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
Clunie-Swartz Property 2-6 West Main Street This property is one of the oldest documented structures in Hummelstown. The western portion is a two-bay, two-and-one-half-story limestone building, and the eastern portion is a . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
1753 — Earliest record of congregational meeting. 1756 — Land donated for church by Frederick & Rosina Hummel. May 16, 1766 — Log church building dedicated destroyed by fire Dec 1817. May & Sept. 1769 — Visits by Henry . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Parish House

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Conestoga wagon

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near Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
The Conestoga wagon was a sturdy wagon used by American pioneers. The wagon was named for the Conestoga Valley in Pennsylvania where it was first built during the early 1700's. Conestoga wagons carried most of the freight . . .

(Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Middletown Area Revolutionary War Memorial

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Middletown, Pennsylvania.
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Swatara-Pine Ford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution This tablet is in commemoration of the services of Revolutionary War soldiers buried at Middletown or . . .

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

28 East Main Street

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Middletown, Pennsylvania.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

30 East Main Street

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Middletown, Pennsylvania.
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Alfred's Victorian Mansion

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Middletown, Pennsylvania.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

B'Nai Jacob Synagogue

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Middletown, Pennsylvania.
B'Nai Jacob Synagogue has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985 by the United States Department of the Interior

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Original Location of the Paxton Congregation

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
This marker is placed on the site of the original log church building erected by the Paxton Congregation about 1716. The top stones of this marker formed a part of the building supports and were excavated on this location.

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mansion at Reservoir Park

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Perched prominently on Reservoir Park's western slope is the picturesque Mansion at Reservoir Park, a fitting completion to the natural and cultivated beauty of this stunning hilltop retreat and vantage point for views and . . .

(Architecture • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Honor of the Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in the Harrisburg Cemetery

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
In honor of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in the Harrisburg Cemetery Colonel Cornelius Cox Colonel Andrew Porter Major John Brooks Captain John Hamilton Captain Abraham Huey Lieutenant Andrew Berryhill Lieutenant Adam . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Harrisburg Cemetery

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg Cemetery holds the remains of many famous Pennsylvanians, including those who contributed to the Commonwealth's and the Union's military and anti-slavery efforts prior to, and during, the Civil War. Union and . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Camp Curtin Memorial-Mitchell United Methodist Church

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Pompano Colored School

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Pompano Beach, Florida.
(Side 1) The first school for Pompano Beach’s African American students was a two-room wooden building that was destroyed in the 1926 Great Miami hurricane. Classes were held in the Psalters Temple AME Church until a new . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Camp Curtin Fire Company No. 13

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The growth of Harrisburg's 10th Ward north of Maclay Street had, by the turn of the 20th Century, necessitated the formation of a new volunteer fire department. Prior to that time, the closest station was the Reily Hose . . .

(Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Former William Penn High School

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The simultaneous completion of Harrisburg's two state-of-the-art high schools in September of 1926 represented a milestone in the deliverance of quality public education to a city which had grown so rapidly in the first . . .

(Education • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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