Teedyuscung

Teedyuscung (HM1A21)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 Luzerne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 14.694', W 75° 53.693'

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(ca. 1700-1763)

Called "King of the Delawares," he upheld the dignity of Native Americans and strove to protect their right to land in Pennsylvania. Baptized by the Moravians, he established the Wyoming Valley's last Delaware & Mahican settlement near this site in 1754. A buffer between the Iroquois and Connecticut settlers, he represented his people in conferences at Easton, 1756-1762. He died when his cabin burned down here, April 19, 1763.
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HM NumberHM1A21
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 425017 N 4566329
Decimal Degrees41.24490000, -75.89488333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.694', W 75° 53.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 41.64" N, 75° 53' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 Riverside Dr, Wilkes-Barre PA 18702, US
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