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Emporium in Cameron County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cameron County

 
 
Cameron County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
1. Cameron County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 29, 1860 from Clinton, McKean, Potter and Elk counties. Named for Sen. Simon Cameron. County seat, Emporium, was incorporated 1864. Lumbering was of early importance, and flagstone at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was later quarried here.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 30.767′ N, 78° 14.185′ W. Marker is in Emporium, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker is on East 5th Street 0.1 miles east of North Cherry Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the front lawn of the Cameron County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Emporium PA 15834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allegheny Portage (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Costello Tannery (approx. 10.9 miles away); The Louis Nuschke Store (approx. 11.1 miles away); The Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill (approx. 11.7 miles away); Tom Mix (approx. 12.2 miles away); Austin Flood Disaster (approx. 12.5 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 13.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporium.
 
Also see . . .  Cameron County Government
Cameron County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
2. Cameron County Marker
And Cameron County Courthouse
. "The Heart of The Wilds" (Submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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