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Allen Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walking Purchase

 
 
Walking Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
1. Walking Purchase Marker
Inscription.  The fleet-footed Edward Marshall and associates in the day and a half walk on Sept.19-20,1737, crossed Hokendauqua Creek below this point. They spent the first night in the woods near Hockendauqua Indian Town.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1864.
 
Location. 40° 41.731′ N, 75° 28.702′ W. Marker is in Allen Township, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Nor Bath Boulevard just west of Horwith Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 Nor Bath Blvd, Northampton PA 18067, 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. Hiram Pearson (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War II Honor Roll (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Schoefer Kilns (approx. 1.6 miles away); Discovery of Portland Cement (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lehigh Valley Rock Suitable for Hydraulic Cement
Walking Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Coplay Made Cement: Cement Made Coplay (approx. 1.6 miles away); Saylor Park-Welcome (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Cement (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allen Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022