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Near Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Albany Purchase

 
 
Albany Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Albany Purchase Marker
Inscription. The NE corner of the land deeded the Proprietors by the Six Nations in great council at Albany July 6, 1754, was 1 mile north of Penns Creek. It ran thence "North of the West as far as your Province extends."
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 49.435′ N, 76° 50.813′ W. Marker is near Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is on Susquehanna Trail (U.S. 15) 0.1 miles north of Lenker Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 980 North Susquehanna Trail, Selinsgrove PA 17870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Penns Creek Massacre (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (approx. 0.8 miles away); The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (approx. 0.8 miles away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 1.2 miles away); Simon Snyder (approx. 1.8 miles away); Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. 2 miles away); Susquehanna University (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sunbury (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
 
Also see . . .  The History and culture of Iroquois diplomacy: an interdisciplinary guide
Wide view of the Albany Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Albany Purchase Marker
. By Francis Jennings, D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian (Submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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 772 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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