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Near West Hickory in Forest County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hickory Town

 
 
Hickory Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
1. Hickory Town Marker
Inscription.  Site across the river of Zeisberger's "Middle Town," later called Hickory Town. Here his noted dispute with Wangomen took place in 1767. Here too ended Indian paths from the south, by which trade goods were obtained.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 33.533′ N, 79° 25.133′ W. Marker is near West Hickory, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 62 and Little Hickory Road (Pennsylvania Route 3004), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 62. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tionesta PA 16353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goschgoschink (approx. one mile away); Indian Paths (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lawunakhannek (approx. 2.1 miles away); Howard Zahniser
Hickory Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Hickory Town Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); Damascus (approx. 3.9 miles away); Forest County (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Forest County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lieutenant John Range (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Hickory Town image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
3. Hickory Town
Shot across the Allegheny River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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