Milton History

a pictorial history of Milton, PA

Overpeck Building

Overpeck Building 25-27 Broadway

This building was a store for stoves and tinware. The Malady Livery Stable is to the right. Harry’s father George, a tinsmith, is shown below.

From Bell’s History of Northumberland County 1891: Harry M. OVERPECK, dealer in stoves and tinware, was born in Milton, Northumberland county, Pennsylvania, February 21, 1862, son of George W. and Nancy E. (Hougendoubler) Overpeck. He was reared in Milton, and received his education at the public schools and Eastman Commercial College, Poughkeepsie, New York. In 1884 he married Emma E., daughter of David Hertz, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is a member of Mutual Lodge, I.O.O.F., and politically is a Republican.

George W. Overpeck

George W. Overpeck