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Near Harrison Valley in Potter County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

David Zeisberger

 
 
David Zeisberger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
1. David Zeisberger Marker
Inscription.  Noted Moravian missionary, passed through here in October 1767, en route from Bethlehem to found missions among the Delaware Indians to the West. He was the first white man to travel through the primeval forests of this region.
 
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. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1767.
 
Location. 41° 56.057′ N, 77° 38.175′ W. Marker is near Harrison Valley, Pennsylvania, in Potter County. Marker is on East Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 49) west of Andrews Hill Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrison Valley PA 16927, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitesville (approx. 10.4 miles away in New York); Historic Galeton (approx. 13.8 miles away); Built From The Forest
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(approx. 13.8 miles away); Greenwood Community Memorial (approx. 13.9 miles away in New York); CCC Chestnut Cabin (approx. 14˝ miles away).
 
Also see . . .  David Zeisberger - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
David Zeisberger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
2. David Zeisberger Marker
David Zeisberger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
3. David Zeisberger Marker
David Zeisberger image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown
4. David Zeisberger
 
 
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 442 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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