Near Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg
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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (here, next to this marker); Penns Creek Massacre (approx. ¼ mile 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); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Class of 1888 Graduation Tree Site (approx. 1.3 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 The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre plaque
Also see . . . The Snyder County Post: The Penns Creek Massacre of 1755. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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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 964 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.