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

Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike

 
 
Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike Marker
Inscription. This turnpike was authorized by the Assembly in 1828. It left the Lake Erie Pike at Black Moshannon, then on to Allport, Kylerville (Bigler) and to Clearfield Town. Built to establish postal service to Clearfield as the County seat. From Clearfield it ascended the Rockton Mtn., passed through Rockton Mills and connected back with the Erie Pike at Luthersburg.
 
Erected by Clearfield County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 4.612′ N, 78° 36.288′ W. Marker is in Rockton, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Rockton Mountain Highway (U.S. 322) and Spruce Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Rockton Mountain Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockton PA 15856, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Big Spring (approx. 6.5 miles away); Arnold N. Nawrocki (approx. 8.1 miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 8.2 miles away); Chinklacamoose (approx. 9.2 miles away); Clearfield County (approx. 9.3 miles away); Bigler House (approx. 9.4 miles away); George Rosenkrans (approx. 9.4 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Snowshoe/Packersville Turnpike Marker
 
 
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 302 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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