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Emporium in Cameron County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cameron County

 
 
Cameron County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
1. Cameron County Marker
Inscription.  Formed March 29, 1860 from Clinton, McKean, Potter and Elk counties. Named for Sen. Simon Cameron. County seat, Emporium, was incorporated 1864. Lumbering was of early importance, and flagstone at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was later quarried here.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 30.767′ N, 78° 14.185′ W. Marker is in Emporium, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker is on East 5th Street 0.1 miles east of North Cherry Street, on the right when traveling east. Located on the front lawn of the Cameron County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporium PA 15834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allegheny Portage (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Costello Tannery
Cameron County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
2. Cameron County Marker
And Cameron County Courthouse
(approx. 10.9 miles away); The Louis Nuschke Store (approx. 11.1 miles away); The Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill (approx. 11.7 miles away); Tom Mix (approx. 12.2 miles away); Austin Flood Disaster (approx. 12 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 13.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporium.
 
Also see . . .  Cameron County Government. "The Heart of The Wilds" (Submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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