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Kittanning in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kittanning

 
 
Kittanning Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
1. Kittanning Marker
Inscription. The most notable Delaware Indian village west of the Alleghenies, was situated here from about 1730 until destroyed by Armstrong's expedition in 1756. Its name means "great river", applying to the Ohio-Allegheny.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.694′ N, 79° 31.443′ W. Marker is in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) and Allegheny Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Benjamin Franklin Highway. Click for map. Located on east side of Allegheny River Bridge leading into Kittanning. Marker is in this post office area: Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kittanning WW I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); Armstrong County (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of General John Armstrong
Kittanning Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
2. Kittanning Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Fort Armstrong (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Also see . . .  Kittanning. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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