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

Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone

 
 
Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone Marker
Inscription.  
Erected Sept. 8th 1896
as a memorial
of the ancient
Standing Stone
Removed by the
Indians in 1754
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"The Standing Stone"
Symbol of Huntingdon
Rededicated March 29, 1996
in conjunction with the opening to
the bicentennial celebration

In memory of those who have come and gone,
and in honor of those here now and
those who are yet to come.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is March 29, 1894.
 
Location. 40° 29.024′ N, 78° 0.538′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is at the intersection of William Smith Street and Penn Street (Pennsylvania Route 26), in the median on William Smith Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Speer House (a few steps from this marker); David R. Porter (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); 228 Penn Street
"The Standing Stone" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. "The Standing Stone" Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); 222 Penn Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntingdon County (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Simpson Africa (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Also see . . .
1. The People of the Standing Stone. Seven Oaks Press webiste entry (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Standing Stone. Huntingdon Borough History website entry (Submitted on February 4, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. Historic Huntingdon, 1767-1909. Internet Archive website entry (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 10, 2021
3. Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone Display
Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
4. Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 12, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 22, 2022