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Near Baden in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Logstown

 
 
Logstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Logstown Marker
Marker originally was mounted on stone kiosk, outline can still be seen.
Inscription. A short distance southeast of this spot, along the banks of the river, was situated the village of Logstown one of the largest Indian settlements on the upper Ohio. It was the scene of many important conferences between the French, the British and the Indians
 
Erected 1918 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 40° 37.365′ N, 80° 13.593′ W. Marker was near Baden, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker was at the intersection of Duss Avenue and Anthony Wayne Drive, on the left when traveling north on Duss Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Baden PA 15005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Legion of the United States Encampment (here, next to this marker); Legionville Monument (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Logstown (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Logstown (a few steps from this marker); Legionville (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Wayne's Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Mass (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baden.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Logstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. Logstown Marker
Stone kiosk where marker used to be mounted is on left of photo. Newer Logstown marker is in the distance on the right of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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