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Near Womelsdorf in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tulpehocken Path

 
 
Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
1. Tulpehocken Path Marker
Inscription.
An Indian path from Shamokin (Sunbury) came over the mts. by way of Klingerstown and Pine Grove to Weiser's place in the Tulpehocken Valley. Chiefs of the Six Nations, carrying "words of wampum" to Brother Onas (Penn) at Philadelphia, traveled this path.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 21.604′ N, 76° 10.303′ W. Marker is near Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Penn Avenue/Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is along the northern boundary of the Conrad Weiser Homestead. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Weiser Lane, Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser (a few steps from this marker); Conrad Weiser (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Conrad Weiser, 1729-1760 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Is this Weiser's House? (about 600 feet away); Charming Forge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robesonia Furnace
Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
2. Tulpehocken Path Marker
Looking east along US Hwy 422
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Zeller (approx. 2.9 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Womelsdorf.
 
Also see . . .
1. Conrad Weiser Homestead. (Submitted on December 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Map of the Tulpehocken Path. (Submitted on December 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Indian Paths of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on December 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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