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This Tablet Marks the Junction

 
 
This Tablet Marks the Junction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 27, 2018
1. This Tablet Marks the Junction Marker
Inscription. This tablet marks the junction of the Snow Shoe & Packerville Turnpike with the Erie Turnpike, also known as the road from Reading to Presque Isle, Susquehanna & Waterford Turnpike, Bellefonte & Waterford Turnpike, Cream Hill Turnpike, and now Lakes-to-the-Sea Highway.
The Cream Hill Turnpike was purchased from its last private owner, R.H. Moore, by Clearfield County in 1886.
In bas relief above is one of the early stage coaches standing in front of the Eagle Hotel, or Schwem House, located north and opposite this site.
One half mile south is the Indian Trail (Mead Brothers' Trail, Old State Road). One half mile southwest on south side of the state highway leading from Luthersburg to Troutville, is the Indian Spring, or Big Spring, and Indian Camp Ground, used by Major McClelland and his army in the War of 1812.
This tablet also marks the sesquicentennial of the first known white settlement in Brady Township, by James Woodside July 30, 1785.
 
Erected 1935 by Dubois Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 41° 3.226′ N, 78° 42.986′ W. Marker is in Luthersburg, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Coal Hill Road (U.S. 219) and Luthersburg
This Tablet Marks the Junction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 27, 2018
2. This Tablet Marks the Junction Marker
Rockton Road (U.S. 322). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Luthersburg PA 15848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard H. Burfoot (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Big Spring (approx. half a mile away); DuBois (approx. 4.7 miles away); Old State Road (approx. 5 miles away); Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike (approx. 6 miles away); Grampian (approx. 8.4 miles away); Rev. A.W. Tozer (approx. 11.2 miles away); The First Church in Clearfield County (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luthersburg.
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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