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

Tuscorora Path

 
 
Tuscorora Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
1. Tuscorora Path Marker
Missing marker
Inscription. Used by the Five Nations Iroquois in raiding tribes to the south, and later by early traders and settlers. It began one mile west of here and terminated in the Tuscarora region of North Carolina.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been damaged. 40° 32.86′ N, 77° 22.091′ W. Marker is near Mexico, Pennsylvania, in Juniata County. Marker is on William Penn Highway (U.S. 22) 0.1 miles west of Pennsylvania Route 75, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mexico PA 17056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bigham (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mexico (approx. 1.1 miles away); First White Settlement in the Juniata Valley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Col. William Patterson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Patterson's Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Juniata County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Juniata County War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Harris (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
 
More about this marker. Marker has fallen out of its frame, missing.
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles
 
Tuscorora Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2018
2. Tuscorora Path Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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