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

2004 Bicentennial Raft

 
 
2004 Bicentennial Raft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
1. 2004 Bicentennial Raft Marker
Inscription.  On March 13, 2004 an authentic timber raft 28 ft. x 110 ft. launched from this point for a 26-mile journey through the county to below Shawville. The raft, including a cabin, was built by over 100 volunteers using logs supplied by Robbins Lumber, Olanta. Richard Hughes and Gary Gilmore piloted raft.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is March 13, 2004.
 
Location. 40° 58.465′ N, 78° 31.168′ W. Marker is in Curwensville, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Bloomington Avenue and Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling west on Bloomington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Curwensville PA 16833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trout Water (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doughboy Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Arnold N. Nawrocki (approx. 0.3 miles away); Curwensville Dam (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hogback (Porter's) Bridge
2004 Bicentennial Raft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
2. 2004 Bicentennial Raft Marker
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(approx. 1½ miles away); The First Church in Clearfield County (approx. 1.8 miles away); McClure Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Trout Stocking (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Curwensville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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