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Near Mansfield in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Williamson Road

 
 
Williamson Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
1. Williamson Road Marker
Inscription.  Here the road builders late in 1792 ended work. After facing starvation, they were rescued by canoes and supplies from Painted Post. Canoe Camp derived its name from the incident.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 46.951′ N, 77° 4.174′ W. Marker is near Mansfield, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of Susquehanna Trail (Business U.S. 15) and Spencer Road, on the right when traveling south on Susquehanna Trail. Located in front of the Mansfield VFW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield PA 16933, 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. Camp of the Pioneers (a few steps from this marker); Corning & Blossburg Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mansfield Soldiers Orphan School
Canoe Camp Related Markers image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
2. Canoe Camp Related Markers
(approx. 1.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Tioga River from the Spencer Road Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
3. Tioga River from the Spencer Road Bridge
The camp was along the Tioga River in this vicinity. The river's course has been altered considerably in the recent past for flood control measures.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 697 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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