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Near Edinburg in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harbor Creek

 
 
Harbor Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 30, 2011
1. Harbor Creek Marker
Inscription. Northern terminus, Beaver Division of Pennsylvania Canal system, completed to this point, 1834. Important shipping point before completing "Cross-Cut Canal" to Ohio, 1838, and Erie Extension to Greenville, 1840.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 2.148′ N, 80° 24.396′ W. Marker is near Edinburg, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) and Harbor Edinburg Road (County Route 4004), on the right when traveling east on Benjamin Franklin Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburg PA 16116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ira D. Sankey (approx. 2.2 miles away); Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lawrence County (approx. 3.7 miles away); "Squaw Campaign" (approx. 3.9 miles away); Warner Brothers' First Theater (approx. 4.1 miles away); C. Frederick Post (approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Western Reserve (approx. 6.7 miles away in Ohio). Click for a list of all markers in Edinburg.
 
Also see . . .
Harbor Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 30, 2011
2. Harbor Creek Marker
 Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 27 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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