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Kittanning in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kittanning

 
 
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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
1. Kittanning Marker
Inscription.  The most notable Delaware Indian village west of the Alleghenies, was situated here from about 1730 until destroyed by Armstrong's expedition in 1756. Its name means "great river", applying to the Ohio-Allegheny.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1730.
 
Location. 40° 48.694′ N, 79° 31.443′ W. Marker is in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) and Allegheny Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Benjamin Franklin Highway. Located on east side of Allegheny River Bridge leading into Kittanning. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Kittanning WW I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); Armstrong County (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of General John Armstrong (approx. half a mile away); Fort Armstrong (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Also see . . .  Kittanning. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Kittanning Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
2. Kittanning Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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