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Tunkhannock in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tunkhannock

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Tunkhannock Marker
Inscription. The name of a Delaware Indian village located at the mouth of the creek in the mid-18th century. Visited by Cammerhof in 1749. Hays and Tatemy found it deserted in 1758. The name means "small stream."
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historic Commission and the Bradford County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 32.216′ N, 75° 56.882′ W. Marker is in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, in Wyoming County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6) and Bridge Street on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tunkhannock PA 18657, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sullivan's March (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 (about 600 feet away); Wyoming County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter B. Tewksbury (approx. half a mile away); West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal Area (approx. 7.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tunkhannock.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Tunkhannock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Tunkhannock Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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