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

Forest County

 
 
Forest County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
1. Forest County Marker
Inscription.  Formed April 11, 1848 from Jefferson County. Named for its extensive forests. Part of Venango County was added, 1866, and county seat moved from Marienville to Tionesta. Area notable for its Indian paths, and Zeisberger's mission to the Munsees, 1767-1770.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 11, 1848.
 
Location. 41° 29.782′ N, 79° 27.374′ W. Marker is in Tionesta, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (U.S. 62) and May Street on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tionesta PA 16353, 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. A different marker also named Forest County (here, next to this marker); Lieutenant John Range (within shouting distance of this marker); Tionesta (approx. 0.3 miles away); When Timber Was King (approx. 0.3 miles
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Forest County Marker
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away); Hunters Station Bridge Bearing Block (approx. 0.3 miles away); Damascus (approx. 0.8 miles away); Refugee Towns (approx. 1.6 miles away); Howard Zahniser (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tionesta.
 
Also see . . .  Forest County, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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