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Driftwood in Cameron County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"The Bucktails"

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
1. The Bucktails Marker
Inscription.  Famed Civil War volunteers departed from this point for Harrisburg, April 1861, where they were mustered into State service. A monument, erected in their honor, is just south of here. This highway and a State park are named for the Bucktails.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 41° 20.369′ N, 78° 8.052′ W. Marker is in Driftwood, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (Pennsylvania Route 120) and Chestnut Street (Pennsylvania Route 555), on the right when traveling east on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Driftwood PA 15832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bucktails Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tom Mix (approx. 2.8 miles away); Pepper Hill Fire of 1938
The Bucktails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
2. The Bucktails Marker
Looking west on 3rd Street (PA 120)
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(approx. 3.7 miles away); Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 9.3 miles away); Allegheny Portage (approx. 12˝ miles away); Railroads (approx. 12.6 miles away); Cameron County (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Old Bucktails. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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