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Port Allegheny in McKean County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Allegheny Portage

 
 
Allegheny Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
1. Allegheny Portage Marker
Inscription. The 23-mile crossing from Susquehanna West Branch to the Allegheny River followed Portage Creek to a "canoe place" near this point. From here Indians and pioneers continued on their way by boat down the Allegheny River.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 48.341′ N, 78° 16.648′ W. Marker is in Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 6) and Port-Emporium Road (Pennsylvania Route 155), on the right when traveling east on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allegany PA 16743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Allegany (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany (approx. 1.1 miles away); Port Allegany, PA (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mount Equity Plantation (approx. 6.2 miles away); Saint Mary's Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Tidewater Pipe Company (approx. 8.2 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 8.8 miles away); McKean County (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Allegheny Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
2. Allegheny Portage Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 2 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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