Near Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre
Erected 1915 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission and Snyder County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 40° 48.807′ N, 76° 51.256′ W. Marker is near Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is on South Old Trail south of Airport Road when traveling south. The plaque is located on the north bank of Penns Creek at the dead end of South Old Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selinsgrove PA 17870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (here, next to this marker); Penns Creek Massacre (approx. ¼ mile away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Albany Purchase (approx. 0.8 miles away); Simon Snyder (approx. 0.9 miles away); Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. 1.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Class of 1888 Graduation Tree Site (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
More about this marker. The marker shares the same stone pillar as the John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg plaque
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
Also see . . .
1. The Snyder County Post: The Penns Creek Massacre of 1755. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Paranormal Pastor - The Restless Spirits of the Penn’s Creek Massacre. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,996 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.