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

Celoron's Expedition

 
 
Celoron's Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2015
1. Celoron's Expedition Marker
Inscription.  In 1749 a French force under Celoron de Blainville entered the Ohio valley by way of Chautauqua Lake and Conewango Creek. A lead plate was buried at the mouth of the Conewango claiming the area for France.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 50.68′ N, 79° 8.965′ W. Marker is in Warren, Pennsylvania, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Hickory Bridge and Pennsylvania Avenue (Business U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south on Hickory Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 395 Pennsylvania Ave West, Warren PA 16365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (a few steps from this marker); Warren Suspension Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Under Three Flags (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Honor (about 600 feet away); General William Irvine (about 600 feet away); Struthers Library Building
Celoron's Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2015
2. Celoron's Expedition Marker
(about 700 feet away); Gen. Joseph Warren (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Clemons (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warren.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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