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Near Wilcox in Elk County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First State Game Lands

 
 
First State Game Lands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
1. First State Game Lands Marker
Inscription.  A tract of 6288 acres lying north and east of here was the first purchase of State Game Lands by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The purchase was made in 1920 with funds obtained from hunting license fees.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 32.06′ N, 78° 36.428′ W. Marker is near Wilcox, Pennsylvania, in Elk County. Marker is on Glen Hazel Road (Pennsylvania Route 1001) 0.4 miles south of Bendigo Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilcox PA 15870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Marys (approx. 7.7 miles away); Decker's Chapel (approx. 9 miles away); Elk County (approx. 10 miles away); Dr. Edward H. McCleery (approx. 12.1 miles away); Seneca Spring (approx. 13.1 miles away); Nebo Lutheran Chapel and Cemetery
First State Game Lands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
2. First State Game Lands Marker
Looking north on Glen Hazel Road
(approx. 13.4 miles away); Thomas L. Kane (approx. 13 miles away); O.G. Crawford (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Pennsylvania Game Commission-State Wildlife Management Agency. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. First State Game Lands - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 3 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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