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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Athens

 
 
Athens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Athens Marker
Inscription.  Known also as Tioga Point. Connecticut settlers laid out the village in 1786. Site of ancient Indian village of Teaoga. Base for the Sullivan Campaign into central N.Y. Gateway from Southern N.Y. into Pennsylvania for centuries.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1786.
 
Location. 41° 58.348′ N, 76° 31.421′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on South Keystone Avenue (PA 199). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (here, next to this marker); McKinney Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Augustus S. Perkins (approx. ¼ mile away); General Henry W. Perkins (approx. ¼ mile away); Guthrie Square
Athens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Athens Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Lehigh Valley Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I Doughboy (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Athens Marker-Fall Foliage image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
3. Athens Marker-Fall Foliage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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