“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Emporium, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Cameron County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cameron County, PA (11) Clearfield County, PA (65) Clinton County, PA (29) Elk County, PA (15) McKean County, PA (41) Potter County, PA (31)  CameronCounty(11) Cameron County (11)  ClearfieldCounty(65) Clearfield County (65)  ClintonCounty(29) Clinton County (29)  ElkCounty(15) Elk County (15)  McKeanCounty(41) McKean County (41)  PotterCounty(31) Potter County (31)
Emporium is the county seat for Cameron County
Emporium is in Cameron County
      Cameron County (11)  
      Clearfield County (65)  
      Clinton County (29)  
      Elk County (15)  
      McKean County (41)  
      Potter County (31)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Cameron County, Emporium — Allegheny Portage
The 23-mile crossing from Susquehanna West Branch to the Allegheny River began at a "canoe place" near this point. Indians and pioneers went north to Portage Creek, and at present Port Alleghany resumed travel by canoe.Map (db m65623) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Cameron County, Emporium — Cameron County
Formed March 29, 1860 from Clinton, McKean, Potter and Elk counties. Named for Sen. Simon Cameron. County seat, Emporium, was incorporated 1864. Lumbering was of early importance, and flagstone at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was later quarried here.Map (db m65621) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Cameron County, Emporium — Railroads
Emporium grew with the advent of the railroads. The Pennsylvania Rail Road was completed to Emporium on October 20, 1863 and opened the entire length by 1864. The Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad was completed to Emporium on December 23, . . . Map (db m158128) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Cameron County, Emporium — Sinnemahoning Path
An Indian path ran up the valley of the Sinnemahoning Creek to Canoe Place, now Emporium Junction, and on to the Seneca villages at the Big Bend of the Allegheny. Early settlers in Clinton, McKean, Cameron, and Potter Counties used this path.Map (db m65622) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Cameron County, Emporium — Sylvania
Sylvania as was many of the early manufacturing industries, born and financed by the end of the lumbering era. The first building used by the company was owned and used by the C. B. Howard Lumber Company. It started out as a Novelty Incandescent . . . Map (db m217013) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Cameron County, Emporium — Sylvania Electric Products
During WWII, produced critical electrical components including vacuum tubes for proximity fuzes, a key military device that improved the precision of artillery shells. Founded in 1907, the workforce was composed of primarily women, prompting . . . Map (db m174332) HM
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Dec. 7, 2023