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Allegheny Portage
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo
N 41° 30.481 W 078° 13.219
17T E 731982 N 4598885
Quick Description: 23 mile crossing
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2006 4:40:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMXFZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 31

Long Description:
Marker Text:


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.
Marker Name: Allegheny Portage

County: Cameron

Date Dedicated: 08/25/1949

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Junction Pa. 120 & 155 E of Emporium

Category: Transportation, Native American

Website: Not listed

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