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Hegins in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tulpehocken Path

 
 
Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 3, 2013
1. Tulpehocken Path Marker
Inscription.  Along this ridge, between Deep and Pine Creeks, ran the Tulpehocken Path. It connected Shickellamy's capital of Shamokin, now Sunbury, with the Tulpehocken Valley. Travelled by Indian ambassadors and Christian missionaries.
 
Erected 1950 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. 40° 38.894′ N, 76° 31.055′ W. Marker is in Hegins, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on East Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 25) 0.1 miles east of Division Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker is in front of the Tri-Valley Jr-Sr High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 East Main Street, Hegins PA 17938, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Les Brown (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Tulpehocken Path (approx. 8.9 miles away);
Wide view of the Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 3, 2013
2. Wide view of the Tulpehocken Path Marker
Jacob Gunkel's Tavern (approx. 9.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); a different marker also named Tulpehocken Path (approx. 9.8 miles away); Boyer Home (approx. 9.9 miles away); Conrad Richter (approx. 10 miles away); Site of the 1st Reformed-Lutheran Church (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  Migration Trails In Early Pennsylvania. (Submitted on September 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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