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Matamoras in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware River

 
 
Delaware River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
1. Delaware River Marker
Inscription.
Called Lennape Wihittuck
by native Lenni Lennape
Indians. Lamasepose or
Great Fishkill by early
Dutch settlers.

 
Erected 1967 by Legion Post 486 Mt. Prospect Grange.
 
Location. 41° 22.264′ N, 74° 41.882′ W. Marker is in Matamoras, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue (U.S. 209) and Delaware Drive, on the left when traveling north on Pennsylvania Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the Pennsylvania Side of the bridge over the Delaware River. Marker is in this post office area: Matamoras PA 18336, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mid – Delaware (a few steps from this marker); Toll House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line in New York); Old Stone Fort (approx. mile away); The Erie Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away in New York); Port Jervis (approx. 0.4 miles away in New York); Banach Olympic Circle (approx. 0.4 miles away in New York); Erie Turntable (approx. 0.4 miles away in New York); 1903 Library (approx. half a mile away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matamoras.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Marker on the Delaware River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
2. Marker on the Delaware River
Even though this is a New York marker, it is located on the Pennsylvania side of the river.
Marker in Matamoras, Pa. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
3. Marker in Matamoras, Pa.
Delaware River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
4. Delaware River
The Delaware River as seen from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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