Rose Valley in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Great Trail
— Susquehannock Indian Beaver Road & Trade Route —
Erected 1926 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Borough of Rose Valley.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 53.896′ N, 75° 23.25′ W. Marker was in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker was at the intersection of Rose Valley Road and Traymore Lane, on the right when traveling south on Rose Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 48 Rose Valley Rd, Media PA 19063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured Minquas' Path (here, next to this marker); Rose Valley Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mildred Scott Olmsted (about 400 feet away); Anna Howard Shaw (approx. 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). 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.
Also see . . .
1. Map of Minquas Trail - Explore PA History. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dutch Trade Route Maps. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Part of the path found in 1992 - News Story. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. Great Minquas Path (Great Trail) ~ Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
1. The Great Minquas Path:
The Great Minquas Path was a 17th-century trade route or Beaver Road that ran through southeastern Pennsylvania. It starts on the Susquehanna River, near both Peach Bottom and Conestoga, on the Conestoga creek and continues east
— Submitted March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
2. Marker and statue have been stolen.
The Rose Valley Borough is offering a $5,000 reward for the recovery of this bronze beaver statue and historical plaque that was stolen on Monday, April 5th.
— Submitted April 9, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.