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

Kyler Homestead

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 27, 2018
1. Kyler Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Located in the 1796 State Road that followed the Indian Path; Conrad Kyler settled here in 1803. Abe Kyler occupied the log house c. 1820 until he sold to Ed Perks. The adjacent Kyler burial ground (Perks Cemetery) has the oldest marked graves in county, Catherine Pearce 1804 and her brother Conrad 1808.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1796.
 
Location. 40° 55.502′ N, 78° 14.231′ W. Marker is near Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Troy Hill Road and Morrisdale Dam Road, on the right when traveling north on Troy Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 893 Morrisdale Dam Rd, Philipsburg PA 16866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Henry Simler House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Union Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Halehurst (approx. 2.1 miles
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 27, 2018
2. Kyler Homestead Marker
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away); Philipsburg (approx. 2.2 miles away); Indian Paths (approx. 4˝ miles away); Boggs Township (approx. 5 miles away); Osceola Mills (approx. 5.3 miles away); Ames Field (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philipsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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