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Muncy in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Muncy

 
 
Muncy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
1. Muncy Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Laid out, 1799, by Benjamin McCarty. Named for the Monsey Indians, tribe of Delawares, who inhabited this area before arrival of the whites. Four Indian paths - Shamokin, Wyalusing, Wyoming, Towanda - formed a junction here.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 12.441′ N, 76° 47.189′ W. Marker is in Muncy, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on North Main Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Muncy Historical Society and Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 North Main Street, Muncy PA 17756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The McCartys and the Muncy Historical Society (a few steps from this marker); Main and Water Streets (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Muncy Woolen Mill (approx. mile away); Muncy Normal School (approx. mile away); Old Walton Cemetery (approx.
Muncy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 12, 2015
2. Muncy Marker
0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Muncy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Capt. John Brady (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muncy.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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