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Tionesta in Forest County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Damascus

 
 
Damascus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 4, 2004
1. Damascus Marker
Inscription. Later name of Zeisberger's "Lower Town," located on opposite side of river here. Residence of a Seneca sentinel chief at the time. Town name was taken from the Munsee word. "muskrat".
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 30.458′ N, 79° 27.123′ W. Marker was in Tionesta, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker was on Elm Street (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 634 Elm Street, Tionesta PA 16353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Forest County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Howard Zahniser (approx. 0.9 miles away); Refugee Towns (approx. 2.4 miles away); Indian Paths (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hickory Town (approx. 3.9 miles away); Goschgoschink (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lawunakhannek (approx. 6 miles away); Pithole City (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tionesta.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 38 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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