Village of Heckton

Village of Heckton (HM831)

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17110 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 20.837', W 76° 54.771'

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Formerly Althea Grove

Named for Dr. Lewis Heck - Born 1810 - Died 1890 - Reared in Shippensburg, Dr. Heck settled here in 1832. He practiced medicine and served as a Representative in the Pennsylvania General Assembly during the Civil War. He also operated a large steam sawmill nearby from 1843 until 1890.

Dr. Heck died on August 26, 1890 and is buried in the Riverview Cemetery east of here.
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HM NumberHM831
Year Placed2001
Placed ByRiverview Cemetery Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 337544 N 4468059
Decimal Degrees40.34728333, -76.91285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.837', W 76° 54.771'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 50.22" N, 76° 54' 46.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5571-5609 N Front St, Harrisburg PA 17110, US
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