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Taylor in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Keyser Creek

 
 
Keyser Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
1. Keyser Creek Marker
Inscription.  At this point was established the first white settlement in Lackawanna County. In 1769, Timothy Keys, Solomon Hocksey, Andrew Hickman built homes here. In July, 1778, Keys and others were slain by Indians. The Creek is named for Keys.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 23.261′ N, 75° 42.288′ W. Marker is in Taylor, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on North Main Street mile from Church Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located on the south bank of Keyser Creek, between the original North Main Street and realigned North Main Street bridges and the stone culvert over the creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylor PA 18517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx.
Wide view of the Keyser Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the Keyser Creek Marker
0.9 miles away); Scranton (approx. one mile away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Baker Colliery Mine Tunnels (approx. 1.7 miles away); Baker Colliery (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylor.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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