Milton S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey (HM1SNR)

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

N 40° 17.219', W 76° 39.398'

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1857-1945

Milton S. Hershey founded the world famous Hershey's Chocolate Company in 1903 and built a town around it for his employees, complete with homes, schools, and cultural and recreational opportunities.
In 1907, Milton S.Hershey founded HERSHEYPARK as a "picnic and pleasure ground" for his workers. Over the years the park has grown into a world-class theme park, proudly maintaining and honoring the vision of its founder.
Milton and his wife, Catherine, founded a school for orphan boys in 1909. Today, the Milton S. Hershey School provides an education and a home to disadvantaged children.
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HM NumberHM1SNR
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Historical Period19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceOther, Park
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 11:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 359180 N 4460926
Decimal Degrees40.28698333, -76.65663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.219', W 76° 39.398'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 13.1400" N, 76° 39' 23.8800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Chocolate World Way, Hershey PA 17033, US
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