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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carrying Path

 
 
Carrying Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Carrying Path Marker
Inscription. Here the Indian voyager down the Chemung lifted his canoe and carried it a hundred and ninety yards across the neck to ascend the Susquehanna.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 56.931′ N, 76° 30.981′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Tioga Street (State Highway 199), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the bridge over the Chemung River. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (about 600 feet away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athens Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Markers Near Chemung River Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Markers Near Chemung River Bridge
The Fort Sullivan marker is nearest the camera. The Carying Path marker stands next to the highway sign.
Chemung River image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Chemung River
Looking from the bridge, upstream, near the marker location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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