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Near Annville in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indiantown

 
 
Indiantown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Indiantown Marker
Inscription.  The native village from which, in turn, the Creek, Gap, and great Military Reservation derived their names, formerly stood near here. The Delaware Indians took this route to Shamokin, upon their removal from the Schuylkill region.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNative AmericansNatural Features. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 24.104′ N, 76° 34.551′ W. Marker is near Annville, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Bellegrove Road (State Road 934) south of Jonestown Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annville PA 17003, 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. Blue Mountain Forts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lindley Murray (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reed's Fort (approx. one mile away); Address by President Lincoln
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Indiantown Gap Military Reservation (approx. 1˝ miles away); John Walter (approx. 1.8 miles away); F-102 Jet Fighter (approx. 2 miles away); Nike "Hercules" Missile (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annville.
 
Also see . . .  MarkerQuest - Indiantown and Indiantown Gap Military Installation. (Submitted on March 10, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Wide view of the Indiantown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Indiantown Marker
Looking north across the Swatara Creek toward Harper's Tavern.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,269 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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