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Bethel in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tulpehocken Path

 
 
Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
1. Tulpehocken Path Marker
Inscription. An Indian path connecting the Iroquois capital at Shamokin, now Sunbury, with the Tulpehocken Valley, ran northwest through here. It was used by ambassadors to "Brother Onas," i.e., Wm. Penn and his successors.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 28.693′ N, 76° 17.73′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Lancaster Ave. (PA 501) near Schubert Rd.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethel PA 19507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Tulpehocken Path (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Fort Henry (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pilger Ruh (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Pilger Ruh (approx. 3.3 miles away); Vraj (approx. 6.3 miles away); M60A3 MBT (approx. 6.5 miles away); Conrad Richter (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethel.
 
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Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
2. Tulpehocken Path Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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