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

Old State Line

 
 
Old State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
1. Old State Line Marker
Inscription.  The northern boundary of Pennsylvania, before the purchase of the Erie Triangle in 1792, crossed the highway at this point. The state paid $151,640.25 for the Erie tract and its port on the Lakes.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 41° 59.954′ N, 79° 48.66′ W. Marker is in Wattsburg, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 8/89) 0.2 miles north of Old State Line Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wattsburg PA 16442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union City Historic District (approx. 7.2 miles away); Union City's Early Historic Architecture (approx. 7.2 miles away); Furniture Manufacturing (approx. 7.2 miles away); French Creek — Power, Destruction and Beauty
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(approx. 7.2 miles away); "Union City Seats the World" (approx. 7.3 miles away); Drake Well Park (approx. 7.8 miles away); Colt's Station (approx. 8.3 miles away); Corry State Fish Hatchery (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Old State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
2. Old State Line Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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