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McKean 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 13, 2014
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° 59.969′ N, 80° 8.527′ W. Marker is in McKean, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Edinboro Road (Pennsylvania Route 99), on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Kean PA 16426, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie (approx. 4.6 miles away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Old State Line (approx. 5.7 miles away); Presque Isle Portage (approx. 6.6 miles away); Giant Gondola Wheel (approx. 7.6 miles away); Old French Road (approx. 7.8 miles away); Sister Bernard Sheridan (approx. 8.3 miles away); Miracles On Maple Hill (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
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Old State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2014
2. Old State Line Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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