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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Athens

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Athens Marker
Inscription. Known also as Tioga Point. Connecticut settlers laid out the village in 1786. Site of ancient Indian village of Teaoga. Base for the Sullivan Campaign into central N.Y. Gateway from Southern N.Y. into Pennsylvania for centuries.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 58.348′ N, 76° 31.421′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on South Keystone Avenue (PA 199). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Guthrie Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lehigh Valley Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I Doughboy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pine Plains (approx. 1.3 miles away); Milltown (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Athens Academy (approx. 1.5 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Athens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Athens Marker
Athens Marker-Fall Foliage image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
3. Athens Marker-Fall Foliage
 
 
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