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Near New Castle in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kuskuskies Towns

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Kuskuskies Towns Marker
Inscription. Important group of Indian towns on and near site of present New Castle. First inhabited by Senecas; but after 1756 settled chiefly by Delawares from eastern Pennsylvania. Abandoned during Revolutionary War.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 58.183′ N, 80° 23′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 18 and Pennsylvania Route 108, on the left when traveling north on State Route 18. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle PA 16102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C. Frederick Post (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); "Squaw Campaign" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Warner Brothers' First Theater (approx. 2.9 miles away); Friedensstadt (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lawrence County (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Friedensstadt (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ira D. Sankey (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Kuskuskies Towns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. Kuskuskies Towns Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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