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Near Luthersburg in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old State Road

Milesburg to Waterford

 
 
Old State Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Old State Road Marker
Inscription. The first road to the northwest frontier of Pennsylvania. Opened to the Allegheny River in 1804. In this section, it followed, generally, the course of the Chinklacamoose Path. During the War of 1812, troops under Major McClellan were transported over it to Erie. Highway crosses the route of old road at this point.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 5.338′ N, 78° 48.062′ W. Marker is near Luthersburg, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Twenty-eighth Division Highway (U.S. 322) and Thunderbird Road, on the right when traveling east on Twenty-eighth Division Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Du Bois PA 15801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DuBois (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Big Spring (approx. 4.8 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Junction (approx. 5 miles away); Richard H. Burfoot (approx. 5˝ miles away); First Pennsylvania Troopers Killed in the Line of Duty (approx. 9.9 miles away); Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike
Old State Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Old State Road Marker
(approx. 10.3 miles away); Great Shamokin Path (approx. 10.4 miles away); Grampian (approx. 13.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luthersburg.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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