Duncannon Square

Duncannon Square (HM2970)

Location: Duncannon, PA 17020 Perry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.374', W 77° 1.829'

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Once lined with shade trees and featuring a public fountain in the town green, the Duncannon Square has been the center of activity since the very beginning.
The square featured the National Hotel in the northwest corner and the Laird Hotel in the southwest. The Johnston replaced the National after a fire in the early 1900s but used much of the original foundation. It was renamed the Doyle in the 1940s.
The fountain was used for watering horses and was often times elaborately decorated for holidays.
[Photo/illustration captions, clockwise from top left, read]
· Railroad Station
· "On the Square" by Scotty Brown
· Southwest corner
· Johnston/Doyle Hotel
· National Hotel
HM NumberHM2970
Placed ByHistorical Society of Perry County, Susquehanna Greenway, PA DCNR and Borough of Duncannon
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 327661 N 4472975
Decimal Degrees40.38956667, -77.03048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.374', W 77° 1.829'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 22.44" N, 77° 1' 49.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8 S Market St, Duncannon PA 17020, US
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