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Frankstown Township in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frankstown

 
 
Frankstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
1. Frankstown Marker
Inscription.  The site, prior to 1748, of a Delaware-Shawnee village called Assunepachla. Here the trader, Frank Stevens, had a fur post as early as 1734. The Kittanning Path led through here.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 40° 25.976′ N, 78° 21.998′ W. Marker is in Frankstown Township, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 22 and Local Route 520, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 22. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hollidaysburg PA 16648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blair County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pioneer Family (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Blair (approx. 1.4 miles away); Daniel Hale Williams
Frankstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); The William Krelitz Building (approx. 1½ miles away); First High School (approx. 1½ miles away); Adam Holliday (approx. 1½ miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Frankstown - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 27, 2022