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Near Wellsboro in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pine Creek Path

 
 
Pine Creek Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
1. Pine Creek Path Marker
Inscription. A Seneca trail from the Genesee to the Susquehanna at Jersey Shore, forked one mile south of here. One branch ran through the gorge of Pine Creek; the other crossed the hills, following Darling Run and Babb Creek back to Pine Creek at Blackwell.
 
Erected 1951 by Pensylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 44.925′ N, 77° 25.454′ W. Marker is near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is on Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6 at milepost 211), 0.1 miles east of Pinecreek Road (State Road 362), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsboro PA 16901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William A. Stone (approx. 2.6 miles away); United States Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 3.5 miles away); Pine Creek Gorge (approx. 3.5 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 3.8 miles away); Nessmuk (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pine Creek (approx. 4 miles away); The First Bank (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mary Wells Morris (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wellsboro.
 
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Wide view of the Pine Creek Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
2. Wide view of the Pine Creek Path Marker
The some of the route of the foot path has now become U.S. Route 6 (Grand Army of the Republic Highway) used by thousands of cars and trucks each day. This includes competitors of the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally, covering some of the same path as Native Americans did hundreds of years ago, as they transit to the competitive stages of the event.
Pine Creek Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 5, 2015
3. Pine Creek Path Marker
Marker has apparently been used as target practice.
The Fork of the Pine Creek Path image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
4. The Fork of the Pine Creek Path
Looking southwest to the head of Pine Creek Gorge where the path emerged from the floor of the 800 foot deep gorge at Ansonia, which was a seasonal hunting ground. The path then headed northwest to the Genesee River.
Pine Creek Gorge image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
5. Pine Creek Gorge
Viewed from the eastern rim of the Pine Creek Gorge, at Leonard Harrison State Park, the Pine Creek Path ran along the floor of the 800 foot deep gorge.
 
 
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