Near Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre
Erected 1915 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission and Snyder County Historical Society.
Location. 40° 48.807′ N, 76° 51.256′ W. Marker is near Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is on South Old Trail south of Airport Road when traveling south. Touch for map. The plaque is located on the north bank of Penns Creek at the dead end of South Old Trail. Marker is in this post office area: 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. John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (here, next to this marker); Penns Creek Massacre (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Albany Purchase (approx. 0.8 miles away); Simon Snyder Erected to the Memory of Simon Snyder (approx. 1.2 miles away); Susquehanna University (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sunbury (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
More about this marker. The marker shares the same stone pillar as the John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg plaque
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 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Paranormal Pastor - The Restless Spirits of the Pennís Creek Massacre. (Submitted on June 28, 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 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,533 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.