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Near Waterford in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French Creek

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
1. French Creek Marker
Inscription. The Rivière aux Boeufs of the French, renamed by George Washington in 1753. It had an important part in the French and Indian War and the settlement of northwestern Pennsylvania.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 53.09′ N, 79° 59.964′ W. Marker is near Waterford, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Perry Highway (U.S. 19) 0.1 miles north of Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6N), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the north end of the parking lot of the Creekside Bar & Grille. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13973 Route 19, Waterford PA 16441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 3.9 miles away); Near This Site (approx. 3.9 miles away); George Washington (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Col. Strong Vincent (approx. 4 miles away); Edinboro State College (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWaterways & Vessels
 
French Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. French Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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