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

Refugee Towns

 
 
Refugee Towns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 4, 2004
1. Refugee Towns Marker
Inscription.  This part of the Allegheny was allotted to Munsee and other displaced Indians by the Seneca before 1750. In 1767-70 Zeisberger worked among these refugee groups, then occupying three towns along the river here.
 
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° 28.608′ N, 79° 28.289′ W. Marker is near Tionesta, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is on President Road (U.S. 62) 0.4 miles north of Pullman Road, on the right when traveling north. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. When Timber Was King (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tionesta (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hunters Station Bridge Bearing Block (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lieutenant John Range
Refugee Towns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Refugee Towns Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Forest County (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Forest County (approx. 1.6 miles away); History (approx. 1.6 miles away); Damascus (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tionesta.
 
 
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 541 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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