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Near Lords Valley in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wyoming-Minisink Path

 
 
Wyoming-Minisink Path Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
1. Wyoming-Minisink Path Marker
Inscription.  The highway here follows closely the route of the Delaware Indian trail from Minisink Island to Wyoming. Refugees from the Massacre of Wyoming, 1778, camped by the “boiling” spring, which may be seen in the woods a few yards SW of here.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 41° 22.066′ N, 75° 4.145′ W. Marker is near Lords Valley, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Blooming Grove Road (County Route 4004) and Spring Road, on the left when traveling south on Blooming Grove Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hawley PA 18428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sylvania Colony (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Sylvania Colony (approx. 5.2 miles away);
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Building the Tafton Dike (approx. 7.7 miles away); Ecker-Haupt War Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); History on Lake Wallenpaupack (approx. 8 miles away); Wallenpaupack River (approx. 8 miles away); History of Wilsonville, PA (approx. 8 miles away); Boating on Lake Wallenpaupack (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Lords Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
2. Lords Valley Marker
Marker on Blooming Grove Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
3. Marker on Blooming Grove Road
The roadway seen here next to the marker follows the old Indian Trail mentioned on the marker.
Refugees Campsite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
4. Refugees Campsite
Refugees from the 1778 Massacre of Wyoming camped in this area near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,137 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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