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Monroe Township in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Albany Purchase Line Stone

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 10, 2021
1. Albany Purchase Line Stone Marker
Inscription.  This stone, which was transported from Henry Shoemaker's estate at McElhattan, was erected on the Albany Purchase Line in 1938. The line is about one mile north of this spot. To the stone was attached a plaque describing the Albany Purchase of 1754. In 1939 the plaque was stolen. In 1966 the stone was brought here and this marker attached by the Snyder County Historical Society.
 
Erected 1966 by The Snyder County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1938.
 
Location. 40° 48.808′ N, 76° 51.26′ W. Marker is in Monroe Township, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is on South Old Trail just south of Airport Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 367 S Old Trail, Selinsgrove PA 17870, 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. John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (here, next to this marker); The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (here, next to this marker); Penns Creek Massacre (approx. ¼ mile away);
Albany Purchase Line Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 10, 2021
2. Albany Purchase Line Stone Marker
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“Coxey's Army” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Albany Purchase (approx. 0.8 miles away); Simon Snyder (approx. 0.9 miles away); Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. 1.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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