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Near East Hickory in Forest County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indian Paths

 
 
Indian Paths Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
1. Indian Paths Marker
Inscription. Across the river here paths led over the hills to Oil Creek. Each year, in spring, the Indians used to travel westward to gather petroleum from the oil pits, boil maple sugar and make bark canoes.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 32.755′ N, 79° 25.898′ W. Marker is near East Hickory, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 62 and River Haven Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 62. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Hickory PA 16321, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hickory Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); Howard Zahniser (approx. 2 miles away); Goschgoschink (approx. 2.1 miles away); Damascus (was approx. 2.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Lawunakhannek (approx. 3.1 miles away); Forest County (approx. 3.7 miles away); Refugee Towns (approx. 5.2 miles away); Pithole (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Indian Paths Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. Indian Paths Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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