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

Allegheny Portage

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
1. Allegheny Portage Marker
Inscription.  The 23-mile crossing from Susquehanna West Branch to the Allegheny River began at a "canoe place" near this point. Indians and pioneers went north to Portage Creek, and at present Port Alleghany resumed travel by canoe.
 
Erected 1949 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° 30.484′ N, 78° 13.215′ W. Marker is in Emporium, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker is at the intersection of CCC Memorial Highway (Pennsylvania Route 120) and Sizerville Road & East Allegheny Avenue, on the right when traveling south on CCC Memorial Highway. Located in a triangle between the above named roads. 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 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Railroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cameron County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 3.2 miles
Allegheny Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
2. Allegheny Portage Marker
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away); The Costello Tannery (approx. 10.3 miles away); The Goodyear Mill (approx. 10.7 miles away); The Louis Nuschke Store (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill (approx. 11.4 miles away); Tom Mix (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporium.
 
 
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 548 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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