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Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
1. Kittanning or Attique Indian Town Marker
Inscription. Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town was located on this river flat. The chief settlement as early as 1727, of the Lenni-Lenape or Delaware Indians in their early westward movement from the Susquehanna River, became the most important Indian center west of the Allegheny Mountains. Destroyed September 8, 1756 by Colonel John Armstrong and his 300 frontier troops from the Cumberland Valley.
 
Erected 1926 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Armstrong County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 48.813′ N, 79° 31.276′ W. Marker is in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (U.S. 422) and Water Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Located on east side of bridge, plaque is mounted to a boulder at the Market Street entrance to Kittanning Riverfront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Kittanning WW I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Kittanning (approx. 0.2 miles
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
2. Kittanning or Attique Indian Town Marker
away); Armstrong County (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of General John Armstrong (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Armstrong (approx. 2 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
3. Kittanning or Attique Indian Town Marker
At entrance to Kittanning Riverfront Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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