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MILTON

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 492 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MILTON, a borough of Northumberland county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., on the Susquehanna river at the mouth of Lime-stone Run, about 66 m. N. of Harrisburg. Pop. (189o), 5317; (1900), 6175 (166 foreign-born); (191o), 746o. It is served by the Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia & Reading railways, and is connected with Lewisburg and Watsontown by an electric line. Milton has an attractive public park, is in an agricultural region, and has various manufactures. It was founded in 1792, and incorporated as a borough in 1817. In 188o it was in great part destroyed by fire.
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