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Bloomsburg in Columbia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wyoming Path

 
 
Wyoming Path Marker image. Click for full size.
August 11, 2011
1. Wyoming Path Marker
Inscription.  Important path linking the many Indian settlements in the Wyoming Valley with Shamokin, now Sunbury. In 1742 Count Zinzendorf, organizer of Moravian missions, came this way after visiting the Shawnees at Wyoming.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
 
Location. 40° 59.669′ N, 76° 28.386′ W. Marker is in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, in Columbia County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 11) just south of Red Mill Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomsburg PA 17815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort McClure (a few steps from this marker); 261 West Main Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); 259 West Main Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); 246 West Main Street
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Rupert Covered Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); 142-144 West Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); 128 West Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rupert Covered Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2011. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 20, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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