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Alexandria in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hart's Log

 
 
Hart's Log Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
1. Hart's Log Marker
Inscription. The Frankstown Path, highway of early travelers in this region, passed through the settlement of Hart's Log--later called Hartslog, now Alexandria. The place was first named after a hollow log at this site, which the trader John Hart used between 1744 and 1755 as a feeding trough for his pack of horses.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 33.013′ N, 78° 6.026′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is at the intersection of William Penn Highway (US 22) and Loop Road on William Penn Highway (US 22). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria PA 16611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Juniata Iron (approx. 2.3 miles away); Frankstown Path (approx. 2.3 miles away); Martin G. Brumbaugh (approx. 5.1 miles away); Founders Hall (approx. 5.6 miles away); Smithfield Township World War Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 6.2 miles away); McMurtrie Mansion (approx. 6.6 miles away); J. Simpson Africa (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Hart's Log Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
2. Hart's Log Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 11 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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