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Berwick in Columbia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nescopeck

 
 
Nescopeck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
1. Nescopeck Marker
Inscription.  Name of Shawnee-Delaware Indian village located here. From Braddock's defeat in 1755 until Fort Augusta was built in 1756, it was a rallying point for Indians hostile to the English.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 3.513′ N, 76° 13.51′ W. Marker is in Berwick, Pennsylvania, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of East Front Street (US 11) and Fowler Avenue on East Front Street (US 11). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berwick PA 18603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter F. Rothermel (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Jackson Mansion (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Nescopeck (approx. half a mile away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty
Nescopeck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
2. Nescopeck Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Edith Emaline Orvis (approx. half a mile away); World War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Gene Harvey (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berwick.
 
Berwick Restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
3. Berwick Restaurant
Berwick Restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
4. Berwick Restaurant
Berwick Restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
5. Berwick Restaurant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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