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Near Luthersburg in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Big Spring

 
 
The Big Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. The Big Spring Marker
Inscription. Former camping place at the junction of two Indian paths: the Great Shamokin, running from Sunbury to Kittanning; and the path to Venango, now Franklin. During War of 1812, Maj. McClelland's force camped here. Spring is 60 yards SW.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 3.037′ N, 78° 43.497′ W. Marker is near Luthersburg, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Shamokin Trail (Pennsylvania Route 410) 0.2 miles west of Church Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Luthersburg PA 15848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old State Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike (approx. 6.5 miles away); Great Shamokin Path (approx. 11.4 miles away); Arnold N. Nawrocki (approx. 11.6 miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 11.7 miles away); Melvin L. Brown (approx. 12.5 miles away); George Rosenkrans (approx. 13.6 miles away); Philip P. Bliss (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
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The Big Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. The Big Spring Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 259 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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