Near Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Penns Creek Massacre
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Comission.
Location. 40° 49.045′ N, 76° 51.233′ W. Marker is near Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is at the intersection of North Market Street (U.S. 522) and Susquehanna Trail (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south on North Market Street. Touch for map. The marker is between the US-15 south bound on ramp and the unbuilt south bound exit ramp. Marker is in this post office area: Selinsgrove PA 17870, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (approx. ¼ mile away); The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (approx. ¼ mile away); Albany Purchase (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Simon Snyder (approx. 1.2 miles away); Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. 1.4 Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Class of 1888 Graduation Tree Site (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
Regarding Penns Creek Massacre. The body of water Penns Creek separates the town of Selinsgrove from the Susquehanna River. North of this marker it turns west into the mountains.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
Also see . . .
1. The Snyder County Post: The Penns Creek Massacre of 1755. (Submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Paranormal Pastor - The Restless Spirits of the Penn’s Creek Massacre. (Submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,716 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.