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Herndon, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
Herndon Formerly Trevorton Junction Marker image, Touch for more information
By Craig Swain, December 26, 2008
Herndon Formerly Trevorton Junction Marker
Pennsylvania (Northumberland County), Herndon — Herndon Formerly Trevorton Junction
By deed dated Oct. 7, 1750, Richard and Thomas Penn conveyed the land upon which Herndon is located to Conrad Weiser for negotiating the Treaty of 1749 with the Indians. In 1850, the Trevorton, Mahanoy and Susquehanna Railway Co. erected a railroad . . . — Map (db m14912) HM
Pennsylvania (Northumberland County), Herndon — John Scull Trading Post
In 1701, here, John Scull operated a trading post. He was the first known Englishman to visit the Indian village of "Shamokin" and was here as late as 1729. On October 17, 1750 Thomas and Richard Penn executed a deed for this land, including in . . . — Map (db m14403) HM
Pennsylvania (Northumberland County), Herndon — Line Mountain A.K.A. Mahanoy Mountain
Line Mountain, established 8/22/1749 by treaty negotiated by Conrad Weiser and Canassatego, Chief of the Onondaga Indians, extended from the Susquehanna to the Delaware River, and was the northern boundary of the province of PA. for almost 20 years. . . . — Map (db m14402) HM
Pennsylvania (Northumberland County), Herndon — Tulpehocken Path
The Indian Ambassadors Road turned east near here over the hills to the Tulpehocken Valley. Used by Iroquois chiefs from Onondaga, now Syracuse, carrying peace wampum from the "Fire that Never Dies" to Philadelphia. Often traveled by Shickellamy. — Map (db m14405) HM

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