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Near Mexico in Juniata County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tuscorora Path

 
 
Tuscorora Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
1. Tuscorora Path Marker
Missing marker
Inscription.  Used by the Five Nations Iroquois in raiding tribes to the south, and later by early traders and settlers. It began one mile west of here and terminated in the Tuscarora region of North Carolina.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. Marker has been damaged. 40° 32.86′ N, 77° 22.091′ W. Marker is near Mexico, Pennsylvania, in Juniata County. Marker is on William Penn Highway (U.S. 22) 0.1 miles west of Pennsylvania Route 75, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mexico PA 17056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bigham (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mexico (approx. 1.1 miles away); Walker Township Veterans Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away); First White Settlement in the Juniata Valley
Tuscorora Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
2. Tuscorora Path Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Col. William Patterson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Patterson's Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Juniata County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Juniata County War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
 
More about this marker. Marker has fallen out of its frame, missing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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