In Every Way, Christian Dorﬂinger Fostered and Encouraged a Spirit of Civic Pride Throughout...
—The White Mills Community Trail —White Mills grew rapidly during the 1870s and 1880s. Houses were built, churches established, and businesses formed. Two streets defined the limits of the factory east of the Lackawaxen River — Elizabeth Street, named for the wife of Christian Dorflinger, and Charles Street, named for his oldest son. With the factory at its center, the community developed along the old plank road leading from Honesdale to Hawley. Many Dorflinger workers owned their own homes along this route. Three hotels in the area supplied commercial requirements, two churches provided for religious needs, while an opera house and other fraternal buildings offered the opportunity for recreation.
|Placed By||Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Lackawanna Heritage Valley, DCNR, Lackawanna Wonderful, and National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, June 4th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 483105 N 4597263|
|Decimal Degrees||41.52683333, -75.20250000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 31.61', W 75° 12.15'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 31' 36.6" N, 75° 12' 9" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8 Elizabeth St, Honesdale PA 18431, US|
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