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Near Tidioute in Warren County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indian Paint Hill

 
 
Indian Paint Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
1. Indian Paint Hill Marker
Inscription.  Across the river from here deposits of red ochre and adjacent petroleum springs provided the Indians with raw materials for face and body paint.
 
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.
 
Location. 41° 42.503′ N, 79° 20.943′ W. Marker is near Tidioute, Pennsylvania, in Warren County. Marker is on U.S. 62 0.1 miles south of Thomas Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tidioute PA 16351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grettenberger Pump (approx. 3.7 miles away); The First Flowing Oil Well (approx. 4 miles away); The Grandin Well (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hearts Content Recreation Area (approx. 5.1 miles away); Thompson's Island (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lawunakhannek (approx.
Indian Paint Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Indian Paint Hill Marker
8.9 miles away); In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead (approx. 9.9 miles away); Buckaloons (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tidioute.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Paint Hill - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 4, 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 401 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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