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Walking Purchase

 
 
Walking Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
1. Walking Purchase Marker
Inscription. The fleet-footed Edward Marshall and associates in the day and a half walk on Sept.19-20,1737, crossed Hokendauqua Creek below this point. They spent the first night in the woods near Hockendauqua Indian Town.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 41.731′ N, 75° 28.702′ W. Marker is in Northampton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Nor Bath Blvd. (PA 329) just west of Horwith Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northampton PA 18067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Schoefer Kilns (approx. 1.6 miles away); Discovery of Portland Cement (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lehigh Valley Rock Suitable for Hydraulic Cement (approx. 1.6 miles away); Coplay Made Cement: Cement Made Coplay (approx. 1.6 miles away); Saylor Park-Welcome (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Cement (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Walking Purchase (approx. 2.3 miles away); Famous Indian Walk (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
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Walking Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
2. Walking Purchase Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 21 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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