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Hollidaysburg in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frankstown

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
1. Frankstown Marker
Inscription. The site, prior to 1748, of a Delaware-Shawnee village called Assunepachla. Here the trader, Frank Stevens, had a fur post as early as 1734. The Kittanning Path led through here.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 25.976′ N, 78° 21.998′ W. Marker is in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 22 and Local Route 520, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 22. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hollidaysburg PA 16648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blair County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Daniel Hale Williams (approx. 1.4 miles away); Canal Basin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Fetter (approx. 2 miles away); Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster (approx. 3 miles away); Altoona (approx. 3.8 miles away); Baker Mansion (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Baker Mansion (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollidaysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Frankstown - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Frankstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
2. Frankstown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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