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Koonsville in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Warriors Path

 
 
Warriors Path Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
1. Warriors Path Marker
Inscription.  This Indian path intersects here. It led from the Great Island (Lock Haven) past the Indian town of Muncy, and then it followed the gap between these mountains to join the Great Warriors Path at Shickshinny. This path was used by Count Zinzendorf in 1742 after leaving Otstonwakin (Montoursville). There he had met with Madame Montour to secure her help in introducing the gospel to tribes under her influence.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
 
Location. 41° 10.131′ N, 76° 9.985′ W. Marker is in Koonsville, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Sunshine Highway (PA 4010). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shickshinny PA 18655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shickshinny (approx. 1.3 miles away); World Wars Memorial
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mocanaqua (approx. 2.4 miles away); Union Access (approx. 3.3 miles away); Wapwallopen (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Warriors Path Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
2. Warriors Path Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 158 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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