Milton S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey (HM4D6)

Location: Hershey, PA 17033 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 16.546', W 76° 38.015'

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(1857 - 1945)

Entrepreneur and philanthropist born here September 13, 1857. Founded Lancaster Caramel Company in 1886 and Hershey Chocolate Company in 1894; introduced milk chocolate in 1900. Developed Hershey as a model town and home of the world's largest chocolate factory. With his wife, Catherine Sweeney, he founded the Milton Hershey School in 1909 and endowed it with his personal fortune.
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HM NumberHM4D6
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 12:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 361117 N 4459645
Decimal Degrees40.27576667, -76.63358333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.546', W 76° 38.015'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 32.76" N, 76° 38' 0.90" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 785-795 Homestead Ln, Hershey PA 17033, US
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