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

Juniata County

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Juniata County Marker
Inscription.
Formed on March 2, 1831 from Mifflin County. Named for the Juniata River, and noted for its scenery and wildlife. Indian trails, turnpike, canal and railroad made the area a major route for trade and travel. Mifflintown, county seat, was incorporated 1833.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 34.212′ N, 77° 23.781′ W. Marker is in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, in Juniata County. Marker is on Bridge Street (Pennsylvania Route 35). Touch for map. Marker is on the south courthouse ground. Marker is in this post office area: Mifflintown PA 17059, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Juniata County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Harris (within shouting distance of this marker); Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery World War Memorial Avenue of Trees (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Bigham (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mexico (approx. 3.3 miles away); First White Settlement in the Juniata Valley (approx. 3.3 miles away); Patterson's Fort (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mifflintown.
 
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Juniata County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Juniata County Marker
Looking west.
 History of Juniata County. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Juniata County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Juniata County Marker
Looking east toward Messiah Lutheran Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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