Celebrating 200 Years of History in 2020

McCaskey Graves

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McCaskey Graves

Tuscarora State Forest

40°15’30.0″ (N) 77°38’37.4″ (W)

The McCaskey Grave site is where John McCaskey and his wife were buried, upon
request. John McCaskey is the founder of the Hemlocks Natural Area here in the
state forest. This location is where the sun’s rays first hit Perry County.

  

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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.