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

Allegheny Portage

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
1. Allegheny Portage Marker
Inscription. The 23-mile crossing from Susquehanna West Branch to the Allegheny River began at a "canoe place" near this point. Indians and pioneers went north to Portage Creek, and at present Port Alleghany resumed travel by canoe.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 30.484′ N, 78° 13.215′ W. Marker is in Emporium, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker is at the intersection of CCC Memorial Highway (Pennsylvania Route 120) and Sizerville Road & East Allegheny Avenue, on the right when traveling south on CCC Memorial Highway. Touch for map. Located in a triangle between the above named roads. Marker is in this post office area: Emporium PA 15834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cameron County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Costello Tannery (approx. 10.3 miles away); The Louis Nuschke Store (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill (approx. 11.4 miles away); Tom Mix (approx. 11.7 miles away); Austin Flood Disaster (approx. 12.2 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporium.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Allegheny Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
2. Allegheny Portage Marker
 
 
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 434 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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