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Near Howard in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Great Shamokin Path

 
 
Great Shamokin Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Great Shamokin Path Marker
Inscription. The Indian highway from Shamokin, now Sunbury, to Kittanning, left the Bald Eagle Valley to follow Marsh Creek and Little Marsh Creek. It crossed the Allegheny Mt. by way of Snow Shoe and Moshannon.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 3.596′ N, 77° 37.099′ W. Marker is near Howard, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on North Eagle Valley Road (Pennsylvania Route 150) 0.1 miles west of Marsh Creek Road (Pennsylvania Route 1002), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Howard PA 16841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warriors Path (approx. 3.5 miles away); William F. Packer (approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Great Shamokin Path (approx. 7.2 miles away); Daniel H. Hastings (approx. 7.5 miles away); Eagle Ironworks (approx. 8.7 miles away); Fort Reed (approx. 10.1 miles away); Clinton County Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); American Hero (approx. 10.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Howard.
 
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Great Shamokin Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Great Shamokin Path Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 4 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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