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Waterford Township in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old State Line

 
 
Old State LIne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
1. Old State LIne Marker
Inscription.  The northern boundary of Pennsylvania, before the purchase of the Erie Triangle in 1792, crossed the highway at this point. The State paid $151,640.25 for the Erie tract and its port on the Lakes.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 41° 59.919′ N, 80° 1.919′ W. Marker is in Waterford Township, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Peach Street (U.S. 19) 0.2 miles north of Sharp Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford PA 16441, 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. Presque Isle Portage (approx. 1˝ miles away); Erie (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); A Memorial to Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in this Vicinity
Old State LIne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Old State LIne Marker
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Col. Strong Vincent (approx. 4.7 miles away); Eagle Hotel (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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