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Near Annville in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indiantown

 
 
Indiantown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Indiantown Marker
Inscription. The native village from which, in turn, the Creek, Gap, and great Military Reservation derived their names, formerly stood near here. The Delaware Indians took this route to Shamokin, upon their removal from the Schuylkill region.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 24.104′ N, 76° 34.551′ W. Marker is near Annville, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Bellegrove Road (State Road 934) south of Jonestown Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annville PA 17003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blue Mountain Forts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lindley Murray (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reed's Fort (approx. one mile away); Indiantown Gap Military Reservation (approx. 1 miles away); John Walter (approx. 1.8 miles away); F-102 Jet Fighter (approx. 2 miles away); Nike "Hercules" Missile (approx. 2 miles away); Nike "Ajax" Missile (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annville.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania National Guard Associations: "Back at the Gap". Lenni Lenape culture thrived
Wide view of the Indiantown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Indiantown Marker
Looking north across the Swatara Creek toward Harper's Tavern.
3,000 years ago by Major General Frank H. Smoker, Jr. (USAF, Retired) (Submitted on April 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansNatural Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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