Near Driftwood in Cameron County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1932.
Location. 41° 20.415′ N, 78° 11.324′ W. Marker is near Driftwood, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker is on Low Grade Road (Pennsylvania Route 555) 2.1 miles west of Castle Garden Road, on the right when traveling east. Located on a pulloff across the river from Tom Mix's birthplace. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Driftwood PA 15832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "The Bucktails" (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bucktails Monument (approx. Pepper Hill Fire of 1938 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 8.7 miles away); Allegheny Portage (approx. 11.7 miles away); Railroads (approx. 11.8 miles away); Sylvania Electric Products (approx. 12.1 miles away); Cameron County (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Driftwood.
More about this marker. The marker has been moved from Mix's birthplace on Tom Mix Lane to its current location. The Tom Mix Museum has closed and no remnant of it remains.
Also see . . .
1. Tom Mix memory fades in Cameron County. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tom Mix at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on October 25, 2016, by Christina Cooney of Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.