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Port Allegheny in McKean County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Allegheny Portage

 
 
Allegheny Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
1. Allegheny Portage Marker
Inscription. The 23-mile crossing from Susquehanna West Branch to the Allegheny River followed Portage Creek to a "canoe place" near this point. From here Indians and pioneers continued on their way by boat down the Allegheny River.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 48.341′ N, 78° 16.648′ W. Marker is in Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 6) and Port-Emporium Road (Pennsylvania Route 155), on the right when traveling east on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allegany PA 16743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Allegany ( approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Port Allegany, PA ( approx. 4.6 miles away); Mount Equity Plantation ( approx. 6.2 miles away); Saint Mary's Church ( approx. 7.4 miles away); Tidewater Pipe Company ( approx. 8.2 miles away); "The Bucktails" ( approx. 8.8 miles away); McKean County ( approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Allegheny Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
2. Allegheny Portage 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 282 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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