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

Forest County

 
 
Forest County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Forest County Marker
Inscription.  Forest County created by Legislature, 1848
County Seat, Marienville. Venango County townships added in 1866. Tionesta more central to occupied land and historic oil discoveries, became County Seat. Forest County named for it's Virgin Lumber.
Courthouse built in 1868.
Jail in 1895
 
Erected by Kep Davis and Ed Small.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 41° 29.781′ N, 79° 27.373′ W. Marker is in Tionesta, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (U.S. 62) and May Street, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tionesta PA 16353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forest County (here, next to this marker); Lieutenant John Range (within shouting distance of this marker); Tionesta (approx. 0.3 miles away); When Timber Was King (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hunters Station Bridge Bearing Block
Forest County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Forest County Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Damascus (approx. 0.8 miles away); Refugee Towns (approx. 1.6 miles away); Howard Zahniser (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tionesta.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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