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Wattsburg in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old State Line

 
 
Old State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
1. Old State Line Marker
Inscription. The northern boundary of Pennsylvania, before the purchase of the Erie Triangle in 1792, crossed the highway at this point. The state paid $151,640.25 for the Erie tract and its port on the Lakes.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 59.954′ N, 79° 48.66′ W. Marker is in Wattsburg, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 8/89) 0.2 miles north of Old State Line Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wattsburg PA 16442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ida M. Tarbell (approx. 3.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Drake Well Park (approx. 7.8 miles away); Colt's Station (approx. 8.3 miles away); Corry State Fish Hatchery (approx. 8.6 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 9.7 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away); Col. Strong Vincent (approx. 9.7 miles away); George Washington (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
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Old State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
2. Old State Line Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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