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Herndon in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tulpehocken Path

 
 
Tulpehocken Path Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
1. Tulpehocken Path Marker
Inscription. The Indian Ambassadors Road turned east near here over the hills to the Tulpehocken Valley. Used by Iroquois chiefs from Onondaga, now Syracuse, carrying peace wampum from the "Fire that Never Dies" to Philadelphia. Often traveled by Shickellamy.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 43.294′ N, 76° 50.251′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on State Highway 147, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Herndon PA 17830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Scull Trading Post (approx. half a mile away); Herndon Formerly Trevorton Junction (approx. 0.9 miles away); Line Mountain A.K.A. Mahanoy Mountain (approx. 1.3 miles away); Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. 5.4 miles away); Simon Snyder (approx. 5.6 miles away); Susquehanna University (approx. 5.7 miles away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 6.1 miles away); The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herndon.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania Indian Paths. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Tulpehocken Path Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
2. Tulpehocken Path Marker

 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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