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Near West Hickory in Forest County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Goschgoschink Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
1. Goschgoschink Marker
Inscription. Name applied at the time of Zeisberger's arrival in 1767 to all three of the refugee Indian towns. Later the name was given to "Upper Town," located across the river at this point.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 34.067′ N, 79° 24.2′ W. Marker is near West Hickory, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is on U.S. 62 0.1 miles south of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 127), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Hickory PA 16321, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hickory Town (approx. one mile away); Lawunakhannek (approx. 1.3 miles away); Indian Paths (approx. 2.1 miles away); Howard Zahniser (approx. 4 miles away); Damascus (approx. 4.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Forest County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Refugee Towns (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Grandin Well (approx. 7.6 miles away).
Goschgoschink Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Goschgoschink Marker
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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