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

French and Indian War Expedition

 
 
French and Indian War Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
1. French and Indian War Expedition Marker
Inscription. In 1756 a British exploratory force led by Captain John Hambright ventured up the West Branch of the Susquehanna River to Chinkalamoose near this site. They were on a mission to search for French forces and their Indian allies who were raiding British settlements to the East. This British force found only the abandoned, burned village, whereupon they returned east to Fort Augusta.
 
Erected by Clearfield County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 1.753′ N, 78° 24.583′ W. Marker is near Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Clearfield Shawville Highway (Pennsylvania Route 879) and Wolf Run Road, on the right when traveling east on Clearfield Shawville Highway. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zenas Leonard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hillcrest Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Senator William W. Betts (approx. 1.5 miles away); Kurtz Brothers Building (approx. 1.5 miles away);
French and Indian War Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
2. French and Indian War Expedition Marker
William Bigler (approx. 1.5 miles away); Clearfield County Courthouse (approx. 1.5 miles away); Bigler House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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