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

Simeon & Susannah Pfoutz

1781-1856 1794-1848

 
 
Simeon & Susannah Pfoutz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Simeon & Susannah Pfoutz Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Simeon Pfoutz and wife Susannah, first white settlers on Kettle Creek. He selected this site in 1813, cleared the land, built a log house, went to Perry Co. for his wife, two year old son Simon, and returned in 1814 to spend the rest of their days. They reared nine children. The cemetery where several members were buried was a short distance up stream along the north shore. Simeon died from a bite of a rattlesnake he was handling.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 41° 21.567′ N, 77° 55.688′ W. Marker is in Renovo, Pennsylvania, in Clinton County. Marker can be reached from Kettle Creek Road (Pennsylvania Route 4001) 1.1 miles south of Sugar Camp Road. Located in the parking lot of Alvin R. Bush (Kettle Creek) Dam. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Renovo PA 17764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leidy Natural Gas Boom (approx. 3.1 miles away); Pepper Hill Fire of 1938 (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
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Simeon & Susannah Pfoutz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Simeon & Susannah Pfoutz Marker
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 Kettle Creek State Park. (Submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Alvin R. Bush Dam plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
3. Alvin R. Bush Dam plaque
Alvin R. Bush Dam
Kettle Creek
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Baltimore District
Alvin R. Bush Dam plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
4. Alvin R. Bush Dam plaque
Alvin R. Bush Dam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
5. Alvin R. Bush Dam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Aug. 17, 2022