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Near Driftwood in Cameron County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sinnemahoning Path

 
 
Sinnemahoning Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 7, 2015
1. Sinnemahoning Path Marker
Inscription. One of the earliest Indian paths through the Allegheny Mts. followed this valley. It connected the Upper Allegheny River with the Susquehanna. In 17th century the Senecas used it in war against the Susquehannocks.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 41° 21.174′ N, 78° 7.472′ W. Marker was near Driftwood, Pennsylvania, in Cameron County. Marker could be reached from Bucktail Trail Highway (Pennsylvania Route 120) 1.5 miles north of Chestnut Street (Pennsylvania Route 555), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Driftwood PA 15832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. "The Bucktails" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bucktails Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pepper Hill Fire of 1938 (approx. 3 miles away); Tom Mix (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Sinnemahoning Path (approx. 8.6 miles away); Simeon & Susannah Pfoutz (approx. 10.2 miles away); Leidy Natural Gas Boom (approx. 11.1 miles away); Allegheny Portage (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Driftwood.
 
More about this marker.
Sinnemahoning Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 7, 2015
2. Sinnemahoning Path Marker
Marker has been missing for some time, only the post remains.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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