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Lewistown in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Travel History

 
 
Travel History Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Travel History Marker
Inscription.
Five stages of travel can be recalled here. Concrete covers the old turnpike. Opposite are the ruins of the old canal. The Juniata was once filled with river craft. Across the river is the Pennsylvania Railroad.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 34.825′ N, 77° 32.301′ W. Marker is in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 22/322 and Millers Tomb Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 22/322. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewistown PA 17044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Arch Bridge (approx. one mile away); The Logan Guards (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lewistown Station (approx. 2.2 miles away); WMRF (approx. 2.2 miles away); Masonic Temple Building (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mifflin County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wollner Building (approx. 2.2 miles away); Coleman House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewistown.
 
Also see . . .  Travel History - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Travel History Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Travel History Marker
Looking east.
 
 
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Looking East, with Canal Remnants (Rock Filled) on Left image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Looking East, with Canal Remnants (Rock Filled) on Left
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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