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Oil City in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cornplanter

 
 
Cornplanter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 1, 2013
1. Cornplanter Marker
Inscription. The Principle Chief of the Seneca People Also known as Gyantwachia ("The Planter")
1732? - 1836
On March 16, 1796 the Pennsylvania Legislature granted Cornplanter a tract of land at the confluences of the Allegheny River and Oil Creek, the present site of Oil City.
Sculpted by
Clair Victor Curll
Presented to
The City of Oil City
by
The Oil City Arts Council
July 20, 2001
 
Erected 2001 by The Oil City Arts Council.
 
Location. 41° 26.032′ N, 79° 42.553′ W. Marker is in Oil City, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker can be reached from Center Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) 0.1 miles east of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oil City PA 16301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patrick C. Boyle (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Cornplanter (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Lockhart (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob J. Vandergrift (about 600 feet away); In Commemoration of the Gift
Cornplanter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 1, 2013
2. Cornplanter Marker
At base of Cornplanter statue
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Reid Gas Engine Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oil Well Supply Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Francis "Gabby" Gabreski (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Oil City.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 6 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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