Mt. Equity Plantation
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie
N 41° 52.703 W 078° 20.918
17T E 720006 N 4639672
Quick Description: The site of a land purchase by the Gov. Thos. McKean (the name sake of McKean County).
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/9/2008 7:15:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM34P1
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 23

Long Description:
Located along Route 155 near Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, this roadside historical marker states:

Mt. Equity Plantation

Gov. Thos. McKean, for whom the county was named, purchased here, in 1805, a 299-acre tract. Its name derived from the fact that the purchase was made in part to give Pennsylvania equity of power in lands settled by Connecticut.

Marker Name: Mt. Equity Plantation

County: McKean

Date Dedicated: 08/11/1949

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Pa. 155, 3 miles NW of Port Alleghany

Category: Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century

Website: Not listed

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