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Near Trout Run in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sheshequin Path

 
 
Sheshequin Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Sheshequin Path Marker
Inscription. By this path up Lycoming Creek, Conrad Weiser, with Lewis Evans, map-maker, and John Bartram, botanist, traveled to Onondaga in 1743 on a peace mission for Virginia: “To take the hatchet out of the head of the Six Nations.”
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 24.096′ N, 77° 2.728′ W. Marker is near Trout Run, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 14 0.3 miles south of Narrow Mountain Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trout Run PA 17771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Sheshequin Path (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 2.1 miles away); Blooming Grove Dunkard Meeting House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Williamson Road (approx. 7.8 miles away); Freedom Road Cemetery (approx. 9.8 miles away); Williamsport (approx. 11 miles away); Bowman Field (approx. 11.1 miles away); Carl E. Stotz (approx. 11.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Trout Run.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand
Wide view of the Sheshequin Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Sheshequin Path Marker
Today State Route 14 follows the route of Sheshequin Path along the west side of the Lycoming Creek.
the relationship, study each marker hown.
 
Also see . . .  History of Lycoming County Pennsylvania: Chapter II. Appearance of the Painted Savage. (Submitted on June 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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