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Near North East in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colt's Station

 
 
Colt's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
1. Colt's Station Marker
Inscription. Judah Colt as Agent began the first Pennsylvania Population Co. development here in 1797, setting up the first organized settlement in Erie County, at head of flatboat navigation on French Creek.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 7.122′ N, 79° 49.468′ W. Marker is near North East, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 89 and Station Road (Pennsylvania Route 430), on the right when traveling south on State Route 89. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: North East PA 16428, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebenezer Skellie (approx. 7.8 miles away in New York); Old State Line (approx. 8.3 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 9.5 miles away); John Nelson (approx. 10 miles away); Site of Farm of William Crossgrove 1807 (approx. 10.1 miles away in New York); Ida M. Tarbell (approx. 10.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Presque Isle Portage (approx. 13.7 miles away); Col. Strong Vincent (approx. 14.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Colt's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
2. Colt's Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 13 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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