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Raymond in Potter County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

David Zeisberger

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
1. David Zeisberger Marker
Inscription. Noted Moravian missionary, passed through here in Octber 1767, en route from Bethlehem to found missions among the Delaware Indians to the West. He was the first white man to travel through the primeval forests of this region.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 51.329′ N, 77° 52.429′ W. Marker is in Raymond, Pennsylvania, in Potter County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 49 0.1 miles west of Smith Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coudersport PA 16915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allegheny River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jersey Shore Pike (approx. 7.9 miles away); Lymansville (approx. 8.1 miles away); a different marker also named David Zeisberger (approx. 9.3 miles away); Potter County (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named David Zeisberger (approx. 9.4 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 9.6 miles away); First Town Meeting (approx. 13.5 miles away in New York).
 
Also see . . .  David Zeisberger - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
David Zeisberger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 28, 2011
2. David Zeisberger Marker
 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
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3. David Zeisberger
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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