Celebrating 200 Years of History in 2020

Susquenita Middle School Quilt

Place

Susquenita Middle School Quilt:

80 Gamblers Corner Road, Duncannon 

(Intersection of Route 274 and Gamblers Corner Road)

 

The top of the quilt depicts the Rockville Bridge in Marysville. Going
clockwise from the top, the right-side mountains wind around the
Appalachian Trail. The Doyle Hotel is depicted at the bottom, a frequent stop
for hikers on their cross country treks. On the left, the ferry represents the boot that crossed at the Clarks Ferry Bridge. Duncannon was a major hub for all transportation in the early days. Many traveling east to west in Central Pennsylvania went through Dunconnon. The large, center “X” figure is representative of a railroad crossing symbol and of the Pennsylvania RR tracks that run through the center of town.

 

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Perry County Heritage Trail

The Perry County Bicentennial Committee is happy to be involved with the research and writing of much of the content of the history of Perry County. The committee has been instrumental in working with sponsors to procure and install the markers as shown in this Heritage Trail website.