Neshannock Potato

Title

Neshannock Potato

Title

Neshannock Potato

Date

1948-03-19

County

Lawrence

Type

Roadside

Marker Location

US 19 at SR 1004 (Shaw Rd.) just S of Mercer County line, New Wilmington

Marker Text

The once widely-known and choice variety originated just west of here, on a farm occupied by John Gilkey, 1798-1826. A brother, James, was fellow-worker. Their potato was also called Mercer or Gilkey.

Files

neshannock-potato.jpg

Citation

“Neshannock Potato,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/2.