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Near Newtown Square in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Okehocking Indian Town

 
 
Okehocking Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
1. Okehocking Indian Town Marker
Inscription.
Okehocking Indian Town

The Chiefs

Pokhais, Sepopawny, and Muttagooppa
With their people of the Unami Group
*Their Totem* *The Tortoise*
Of the Lenni – Lenape or Delawares
were moved from lower Ridley and Crum Creeks
by
WILLIAM PENN
To a tract of 500 acres on the North side of this road
East of Ridley Creek, the only
Indian Reservation
The proprietor ever established
1701

 
Erected 1924 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Chester County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 58.043′ N, 75° 28.882′ W. Marker is near Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on West Chester Pike, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5316 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square PA 19073, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Okehocking Land Grant (approx. 1 miles away); Historic Sugartown (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bartram Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Squire Thomas Cheyney (approx. 3.2 miles away); Glen Mills
Okehocking Marker, Sign for the Okehocking Preserve image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
2. Okehocking Marker, Sign for the Okehocking Preserve
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Fanny M Jackson Coppin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jimmy Carter (approx. 3.4 miles away); Daniel Williamson House (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown Square.
 
Also see . . .  Okehocking Preserve – Willistown Township Parks. (Submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Okehocking Preserve Information Sign in front of Ridley Creek image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
3. Okehocking Preserve Information Sign in front of Ridley Creek
Okehocking Map image. Click for full size.
By Willistown Township Parks, December 13, 2011
4. Okehocking Map
Okehocking Preserve Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
5. Okehocking Preserve Entrance
Important Bird Area image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
6. Important Bird Area
Okehocking Indian Preserve image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 7, 2012
7. Okehocking Indian Preserve
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on January 20, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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