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Near Waterford in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old State Line

 
 
Old State LIne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 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 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 59.919′ N, 80° 1.919′ W. Marker is near Waterford, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Peach Street (U.S. 19) 0.2 miles north of Sharp Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford PA 16441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Presque Isle Portage (approx. 1 miles away); Erie (approx. 3.8 miles away); Col. Strong Vincent (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 4.8 miles away); Near This Site (approx. 4.8 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.8 miles away); Site of Fort Le Boeuf (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
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Old State LIne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Old State LIne Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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