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Near New Castle in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Squaw Campaign"

 
 
"Squaw Campaign" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2014
1. "Squaw Campaign" Marker
Inscription.  500 unruly militia, under command of Gen. Edward Hand, left Pittsburgh to attack British at present Cleveland, February 1778. At an Indian town in the river-fork below here, they killed a man and an old woman; then returned home.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 59.634′ N, 80° 21.341′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue 0.2 miles south of Etna Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle PA 16101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warner Brothers' First Theater (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lawrence County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harbor Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); Ira D. Sankey
"Squaw Campaign" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2014
2. "Squaw Campaign" Marker
(approx. 4˝ miles away); a different marker also named Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 4.8 miles away); Friedensstadt (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Friedensstadt (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 83 times this year. Last updated on April 13, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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