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Near West Decatur in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Boggs Township

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 27, 2018
1. Boggs Township Marker
Inscription.  Residents' names when the township formed in 1838 included: Adams, Beers, Benehoofs, Bushes, Gearharts, Gosses, Grays, Haneys, Hesses, Hummels, Kepharts, Litzes, Lumadues, Millers, Peters, Shaws, Shimmels, Smeals, Stones, Turners, Williams, Wilsons and Wisors. Built along the 1796 State Road that followed the Indian path, the Salem Church (1848) and the Waple log house are among the county's oldest structures.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 40° 57.688′ N, 78° 19.13′ W. Marker is near West Decatur, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Salem Road 0.1 miles north of Promiseland Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Decatur PA 16878, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodland (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dimeling Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Indian Mill (approx. 4.9 miles away); Kyler Homestead
Boggs Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 27, 2018
2. Boggs Township Marker
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(approx. 5 miles away); Zenas Leonard (approx. 6.4 miles away); French and Indian War Expedition (approx. 6.7 miles away); John Henry Simler House (approx. 6.8 miles away); Philipsburg (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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