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Elk Lick Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Davis

A Geologic Feature

 
 
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By TeamOHE, October 18, 2019
1. Mount Davis Marker
Inscription.  Mt. Davis 3213 feet above sea level is the highest point in Pennsylvania. The erosion - resistant sandstone at the surface belongs to the Pottsville group formed about 230 million years ago. These layers of sedimentary rock were pushed up as an upfold 200 million years ago during the upheaval called the Appalachian Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
 
Location. 39° 47.15′ N, 79° 10.617′ W. Marker is in Elk Lick Township, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on South Wolf Rock Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: S Wolf Rock Rd, Salisbury PA 15558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Davis (a few steps from this marker); John Nelson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Baughman Rocks (approx. 0.7 miles away); T/Sgt. Melvin F. Wooten (approx. 5.1 miles away); Negro Mountain (approx. 5.8 miles away in Maryland); The Fuller-Baker House (approx. 6.2 miles away in Maryland); The National Road
Mount Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, October 18, 2019
2. Mount Davis Marker
(approx. 6.2 miles away in Maryland); General Braddock’s 5th Camp (approx. 6.2 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk Lick Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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