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Port Allegany, PA

"Canoe Place"

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 25, 2015
1. Port Allegany, PA Marker
Inscription.  Junction of Tioga and Shamokin War Trails. Indians coming over the great divide camped here and made new canoes. Again embarking westward down
The Allegewe
No white man was allowed on these trails till about 1750. An Important Rafting Center near the Bradford Oil Fields Finest Crude in the World.
Good Hunting - Good Fishing
Named by the Indians
Founded in 1815
 
Location. 41° 44.659′ N, 78° 14.598′ W. Marker is in Wrights, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is on Port-Emporium Road (Pennsylvania Route 155) 0.1 miles north of Hamilton Road, on the right when traveling north. This is handmade marker mounted on the side of the Port Allegany-Wright's Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allegany PA 16743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allegheny Portage (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany (approx. 5.7 miles away); Austin Flood Disaster
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 25, 2015
2. Port Allegany, PA Marker
(approx. 10.4 miles away); Mount Equity Plantation (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Louis Nuschke Store (approx. 11.1 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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