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

Tulpehocken Path

 
 
Tulpehocken Path Marker (Down for Maintenance tag) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 2, 2010
1. Tulpehocken Path Marker (Down for Maintenance tag)
Inscription. Fort Henry, built 1756 to guard Lebanon Valley from Delaware and Shawnee raids, stood 3/4 mile northwest of here on the Tulpehocken Path. The trail came over the mt. near where present road cutting is seen. Round Head overlooks it from east.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 28.693′ N, 76° 17.73′ W. Marker was near Bethel, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker was at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 501) and Schubert Road, on the right when traveling north on Lancaster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Bethel PA 19507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Tulpehocken Path (here, next to this marker); Fort Henry (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pilger Ruh (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Pilger Ruh (approx. 3.3 miles away); Vraj (approx. 6.3 miles away); M60A3 MBT (approx. 6.5 miles away); Conrad Richter (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethel.
 
Related markers.
Wide view of the [Missing] Tulpehocken Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 2, 2010
2. Wide view of the [Missing] Tulpehocken Path Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Migration Trails In Early Pennsylvania. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansNatural Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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