Forest Products Industry

Forest Products Industry (HM1Z3Q)

Location: Pocono Pines, PA 18347 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 6.392', W 75° 29.142'

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The area's vast timber resources spawned a myriad of wood-related industries. 30 sawmills existed in 1830. With increasing demand, larger sawmills and specialty production opened, including a clothespin factory. Over 20 products were made, such as ship masts, barrel hoops, tar, shingles, charcoal, mine props, railroad ties, tool handles, tannin and lumber for furniture. By 1900, the forest and the industry were gone.
HM NumberHM1Z3Q
Year Placed2017
Placed ByThe Paul Hoffman Family
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Date Added Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 459217 N 4550697
Decimal Degrees41.10653333, -75.48570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.392', W 75° 29.142'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 23.52" N, 75° 29' 8.52" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 297 Old Rte 940, Pocono Pines PA 18347, US
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