Hershey Chocolate Factory, 1976.
The original Parish House, now the Hummelstown Historical Society Library & Museum
Swatara Creek as seen from a park in Hummelstown, at the west end of town. The bridge supports U.S. 322.
Hummelstown's climate during the year
The Pavilion at Herbert A. Schaffner Park
The playground at Schaffner Park, the former Borough Park.
Lower Dauphin High School, as taken from the Hershey Medical Center life lion
The Lower Dauphin High School Falcons logo
Henderson House

It is centrally located between Harrisburg and Hershey, making it a common tourist drive-through.

- Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

To the west is the borough of Hummelstown.

- Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania with municipal labels showing cities and boroughs (red), townships (white), and census-designated places (blue).

Hummelstown

Hershey

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County.

Capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County.

Postcard depicting Market Street in Downtown Harrisburg as it appeared in 1910. Trolley tracks are noticeable along the street.
Anti-nuclear protest at Harrisburg in 1979, following the Three Mile Island accident
Aerial view of Harrisburg
Downtown with City Island in the foreground, as seen from the West Shore of the river (2015)
Astronaut's photograph of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, taken from the International Space Station (ISS) in 2007
Harrisburg, with the state capitol dome, as viewed from across the Susquehanna River in Wormleysburg
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania products treemap, 2020
Harrisburg's Market Square. Formerly the site of a market in Downtown Harrisburg, today it is a public transport hub and commercial center.
Pennsylvania Holocaust Memorial along Harrisburg's Riverfront Park/Capital Area Greenbelt
Harrisburg Market Square showing the Penn National Insurance Building (left) and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City Government Center (right)
Dauphin County Courthouse, located along the Susquehanna River at Front and Market Streets in downtown Harrisburg
CAT bus at the Market Square Transfer Center in Harrisburg
Harrisburg Transportation Center
Western span of the Walnut Street Bridge crossing the Susquehanna River, after it collapsed during the 1996 flood.

In the mid-to-late 20th century, the city's economic fortunes fluctuated with its major industries consisting of government, heavy manufacturing, agriculture, and food services (nearby Hershey is home of the chocolate maker, located just 10 mi east).

It was planned to link downtown Harrisburg with its eastern suburbs in Dauphin and Lebanon counties, including the areas of Hummelstown, Hershey and Lebanon, and the city of York in York County.

Harrisburg–Carlisle metropolitan statistical area

Defined by the Office of Management and Budget as an area consisting of three counties in South Central Pennsylvania, anchored by the cities of Harrisburg and Carlisle.

Defined by the Office of Management and Budget as an area consisting of three counties in South Central Pennsylvania, anchored by the cities of Harrisburg and Carlisle.

Hershey

Hummelstown

Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Hershey, the site of the well-known Hershey's chocolate factory and its affiliated amusement park, are located within the township.

Swatara Creek forms the northwest border of the township, except where the border is with the borough of Hummelstown.

PA 39 eastbound in Linglestown

Pennsylvania Route 39

17.83 mi state highway located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States.

17.83 mi state highway located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States.

PA 39 eastbound in Linglestown
Overhead signage at the eastern terminus of PA 39 near Hummelstown
PA 39 eastbound in Susquehanna Township
Road widening at the intersection of PA 39 and Progress Avenue, from September 2009.

PA 39 begins at North Front Street near Harrisburg and ends at U.S. Route 322 (US 322) and US 422 near Hummelstown and Hershey.

The US 422 freeway west of the SR 44 interchange.

U.S. Route 422

271 mi long spur route of US 22 split into two segments in the U.S. states of Ohio and Pennsylvania.

271 mi long spur route of US 22 split into two segments in the U.S. states of Ohio and Pennsylvania.

The US 422 freeway west of the SR 44 interchange.
US 422 west of New Castle, PA
US 422 eastbound at PA 743 in Hershey at intersection of Chocolate and Cocoa avenues. This intersection was realigned in 2012.
US 422 eastbound east of Lebanon
US 422 westbound approaching US 222 in Wyomissing
US 422 eastbound in Douglassville
US 422 westbound in Sanatoga
US 422 westbound in Limerick Township
US 422 westbound at the PA 363 interchange in Audubon
US 422 west at US 422 Bus. east of Reading
US 422 eastbound at the First Avenue exit in King of Prussia
US 422 eastbound past US 422 Bus. east of New Castle, PA

The eastern segment, located entirely within Pennsylvania, runs from Hershey east to King of Prussia, near Philadelphia.

The eastern section of US 422 begins at a partial cloverleaf interchange with US 322 and the eastern terminus of PA 39 east of the borough of Hummelstown in Derry Township, Dauphin County, heading northeast as a four-lane freeway that soon ends and becomes an at-grade divided highway called West Chocolate Avenue.

Hershey's Chocolate World at Hershey, Pennsylvania in 2012

Hershey's Chocolate World

Hershey's Chocolate World at Hershey, Pennsylvania in 2012
Hershey's Chocolate World at Hershey, Pennsylvania in 2012
A memorable sequence from the ride, where cars travel inside a roaster with special effects

Hershey's Chocolate World is the name of five visitor centers that started in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States.

The building features brownstone quarried out of the neighboring town of Hummelstown.

Leader's official photo, circa 1959. Used for display in state buildings and for other purposes.

George M. Leader

American politician.

American politician.

Leader's official photo, circa 1959. Used for display in state buildings and for other purposes.
George Leader and his wife plaque marking the planting of woodland in their honour, Kiryat Moshe, Jerusalem 1956

He and his family established Country Meadows and Providence Place Retirement Communities in the 1980s and 90s, and resided in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.

Leader died on May 9, 2013, in Hershey, Pennsylvania at the age of 95 at Country Meadows Retirement Community, which he founded.