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Near New Castle in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

C. Frederick Post

 
 
C. Frederick Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. C. Frederick Post Marker
Inscription. Sent by Provincial officials to draw Indian friendship away from the French, the Moravian missionary held councils at Kuskuskies Towns, August to November, 1758. His work, and the threat of General Forbes' army, forced the French to leave present-day Pittsburgh on November 24, 1758.
 
Erected 1968 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 58.183′ N, 80° 23′ W. Marker was near New Castle, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker was at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 18 and Pennsylvania Route 108, on the left when traveling north on State Route 18. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: New Castle PA 16102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Kuskuskies Towns (here, next to this marker); "Squaw Campaign" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Warner Brothers' First Theater (approx. 2.9 miles away); Friedensstadt (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lawrence County (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Friedensstadt
C. Frederick Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. C. Frederick Post Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Ira D. Sankey (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Also see . . .  Frederick Post - Behind the Marker. Explore PA History.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on February 2, 2012, by Logan Teodoro of Portersville, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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