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Port Allegany in McKean County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Port Allegany

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 4, 2004
1. Port Allegany Marker
Inscription.  Travel point since pioneer days, when travelers coming overland from the Susquehanna continued by water from "Canoe Place". The town grew as a center of lumber and tanning industry. Its descriptive present name came into use about 1840.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 48.67′ N, 78° 16.832′ W. Marker is in Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 6) south of Maple Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allegany PA 16743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allegheny Portage (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany (approx. ¾ mile away); Port Allegany, PA (approx. 5 miles away); Mount Equity Plantation
Port Allegany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 2, 2010
2. Port Allegany Marker
Looking east on Route 6
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Saint Mary's Church (approx. 7 miles away); Tidewater Pipe Company (approx. 7.8 miles away); McKean County (approx. 8.6 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Allegany.
 
 
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 488 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on January 26, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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