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Rose Valley in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Minquas' Path

 
 
Minquas’ Path Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, March 14, 2014
1. Minquas’ Path Marker
Inscription.  Near here the trading path leading westward to the Susquehannock Indians crossed Ridley Creek. Thousands of beaver skins were sent yearly to the first Dutch and Swedish posts on the Delaware by this route.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationIndustry & CommerceNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 53.895′ N, 75° 23.249′ W. Marker is in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Rose Valley Road and Traymore Lane, on the right when traveling south on Rose Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Media PA 19063, 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. Rose Valley Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mildred Scott Olmsted (about 400 feet away); Anna Howard Shaw (approx.
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0.7 miles away); Fussell House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Media Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Seyfert House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hawley House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Media Theatre Building (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rose Valley.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Great Minquas Path - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Minquas’ Path Marker - Roadside image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, March 14, 2014
2. Minquas’ Path Marker - Roadside
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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