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Near Turtlepoint in McKean County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Equity Plantation

 
 
Mt. Equity Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
1. Mt. Equity Plantation Marker
Inscription. Governor Thomas McKean, for whom the county was named, purchased here, in 1805, a 299-acre tract. Its name derived from the fact that the purchase was made in part to give Pennsylvania equity of power in lands settled by Connecticut.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 52.716′ N, 78° 20.936′ W. Marker is near Turtlepoint, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is on Turtlepoint-Larabee Road (Pennsylvania Route 155) 0.2 miles south of Rock Run Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Turtlepoint PA 16750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Mary's Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tidewater Pipe Company (approx. 2.6 miles away); Port Allegany (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany (approx. 5.8 miles away); Allegheny Portage (approx. 6.2 miles away); McKean County (approx. 7 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 7 miles away); Smethport (approx. 7 miles away).
 
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Mt. Equity Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
2. Mt. Equity Plantation 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 357 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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