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Wapwallopen in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wapwallopen

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
1. Wapwallopen Marker
Inscription. Name of the former Indian town near the mouth of the Wapwallopen Creek. Indian trails connecting old Wyoming, the "Warrior's Path," and the Juniata and West Branch Susquehanna valleys intersected here.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 4.29′ N, 76° 7.829′ W. Marker is in Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 239 and West Country Road on State Route 239. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wapwallopen PA 18660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nescopeck (approx. 5 miles away); Peter F. Rothermel (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Nescopeck (approx. 5.3 miles away); Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 6.7 miles away); Warriors Path (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named The Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 7.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Lattimer Massacre (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
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Wapwallopen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2015
2. Wapwallopen Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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