Village of Heckton

Village of Heckton (HM831)

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17110 Dauphin County
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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.
HM NumberHM831
Year Placed2001
Placed ByRiverview Cemetery Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:57pm PDT -07:00
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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
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5571-5609 N Front St, Harrisburg PA 17110, US
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