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Schellsburg in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shawnee Cabins

 
 
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By F. Robby, May 9, 2008
1. Shawnee Cabins Marker
Inscription. A village site nearby on the Raystown Path. Named for a group of Shawnee Indians who halted here on their retreat from the Potomac to the lower Allegheny valley in the early 18th century.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.925′ N, 78° 38.847′ W. Marker is in Schellsburg, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.2 miles west of Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 96), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schellsburg PA 15559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (a few steps from this marker); Forbes Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beginning of Agricultural Cooperative Extension Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Log Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bedford Co. Bridge #15 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Frazier (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jacob Kinsey (Kintzy) Homestead (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schellsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Shawnee Cabins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 23, 2009
2. Shawnee Cabins Marker
Photo of marker taken looking east on Route 30.
Shawnee Cabins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 23, 2009
3. Shawnee Cabins Marker
Marker is across road and Forbes Road 1758 Monument can be seen to the far left of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 11, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.
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