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Near Tionesta in Forest County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Refugee Towns

 
 
Refugee Towns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 4, 2004
1. Refugee Towns Marker
Inscription. This part of the Allegheny was allotted to Munsee and other displaced Indians by the Seneca before 1750. In 1767-70 Zeisberger worked among these refugee groups, then occupying three towns along the river here.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 28.608′ N, 79° 28.289′ W. Marker is near Tionesta, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is on President Road (U.S. 62) 0.4 miles north of Pullman Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tionesta PA 16353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest County (approx. 1.6 miles away); Damascus (approx. 2.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Howard Zahniser (approx. 3.3 miles away); Indian Paths (approx. 5.2 miles away); Hickory Town (approx. 6.3 miles away); Pithole City (approx. 6.6 miles away); Pithole (approx. 6.6 miles away); Goschgoschink (approx. 7.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tionesta.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Refugee Towns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Refugee Towns Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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