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Near Milton in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shikellamy's Town

 
 
Shikellamy's Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Shikellamy's Town Marker
Inscription. The earlier residence of the noted Oneida chief was near here. As the Six Nations' overseer or vice-regent of the Delaware and other refugee Indians, he spent the most of his time from 1728 to 1748 at Shamokin, now Sunbury, where he died.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.998′ N, 76° 51.726′ W. Marker is near Milton, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Front Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is about a quarter mile south of Milton. Marker is in this post office area: Milton PA 17847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shikellamy’s Old Town (approx. 0.9 miles away); On This Site Stood the Second Stone House in Milton (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rotary Centennial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rotary Centennial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Welcome to Lincoln Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Adult Baseball, Softball, and Basketball Programs (approx. 1˝ miles away); Milton's Early Park and Recreation Programs (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
Shikellamy's Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Shikellamy's Town Marker
Near white trailer.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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