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Near Clearfield in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dimeling Bridge

 
 
Dimeling Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
1. Dimeling Bridge Marker
Inscription. An Indian path, the 1796 State Road and the Erie Pike crossed Clearfield Creek here. Nearby, Ardery's Sawmill and Elder's Woolen Mill were among the first in the county. In 1857, armed rafters drove floaters of logs from the creek. Rafting continued until 1895. The Clearfield Bridge Post Office (est. 1824) served the area. C. 1903 the Clearfield Southern RR established Dimeling Station, named for an area lumbering family.
 
Location. 40° 58.284′ N, 78° 24.425′ W. Marker is near Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Erie Pike and Diamond Lane, on the right when traveling east on Old Erie Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zenas Leonard (approx. 3.4 miles away); Chinklacamoose (approx. 3.4 miles away); Trout Stocking (approx. 3.5 miles away); Daniel Ogden (approx. 3.5 miles away); Kurtz Field (approx. 3.6 miles away); Senator William I. Betts (approx. 3.7 miles away); Murray House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Clearfield County's First Jail (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Also see . . .  First Bridge of Clearfield County
Dimeling Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
2. Dimeling Bridge Marker
. (Submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 92 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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