Northumberland in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 40° 53.14′ N, 76° 47.77′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Water Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Located in front of Pineknotter Park (Northumberland Point Twp. Recreational Area). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Priestley House (approx. half a mile away); Shikellamy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Augusta (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Shikellamy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shikellamy's Profile (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
Also see . . . Pennsylvania's Transportation System: the Canals. From 1797 until the 1850s, Pennsylvania's canal system facilitated commerce throughout the state. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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 1,149 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.