Cresson in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Admiral Peary Park
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 6, 1856.
Location. 40° 27.674′ N, 78° 35.934′ W. Marker is in Cresson, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on St. Joseph Street (Pennsylvania Route 1005) 0.2 miles west of Admiral Peary Highway (Pennsylvania Route 2014), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cresson PA 16630, 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. Robert E. Peary (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Loretto (about 600 feet away); Portage Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cresson Tuberculosis Sanatorium (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lemon House (approx. 2½ miles away); a The Lemon House (approx. 2½ miles away); Levels (approx. 2½ miles away); Engine House No. 6 (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cresson.
Also see . . . Robert Edwin Peary at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 17, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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