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Wellsboro in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tioga County

 
 
Tioga County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
1. Tioga County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 26, 1804 from Lycoming County. The name, derived from an Indian word meaning "the forks of a stream," honors the Tioga River. Wellsboro, the county seat, was laid out in 1806; incorporated 1830. On Pine Creek is Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 44.814′ N, 77° 18.186′ W. Marker is in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 660) 0.1 miles south of Central Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is next to the Tioga County Courthouse parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 Main Street, Wellsboro PA 16901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Wells Morris (a few steps from this marker); The First Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Nessmuk (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwin A. VanValkenburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William A. Stone
Wide view of the Tioga County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
2. Wide view of the Tioga County Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named William A. Stone (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pine Creek Path (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tioga County - default. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Tioga County - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Tioga County Court House (1835) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
3. Tioga County Court House (1835)
Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
4. Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania
The view from the Leonard Harrison State Park overlook on the eastern rim of Pine Creek Gorge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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