This Tablet Marks the Junction

This Tablet Marks the Junction (HM278J)

Location: Luthersburg, PA 15848 Clearfield County
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N 41° 3.226', W 78° 42.986'

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This tablet marks the junction of the Snow Shoe & Packerville Turnpike with the Erie Turnpike, also known as the road from Reading to Presque Isle, Susquehanna & Waterford Turnpike, Bellefonte & Waterford Turnpike, Cream Hill Turnpike, and now Lakes-to-the-Sea Highway.
The Cream Hill Turnpike was purchased from its last private owner, R.H. Moore, by Clearfield County in 1886.
In bas relief above is one of the early stage coaches standing in front of the Eagle Hotel, or Schwem House, located north and opposite this site.
One half mile south is the Indian Trail (Mead Brothers' Trail, Old State Road). One half mile southwest on south side of the state highway leading from Luthersburg to Troutville, is the Indian Spring, or Big Spring, and Indian Camp Ground, used by Major McClelland and his army in the War of 1812.
This tablet also marks the sesquicentennial of the first known white settlement in Brady Township, by James Woodside July 30, 1785.
HM NumberHM278J
Year Placed1935
Placed ByDubois Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 691902 N 4547238
Decimal Degrees41.05376667, -78.71643333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 3.226', W 78° 42.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 3' 13.56" N, 78° 42' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9673 US-219, Luthersburg PA 15848, US
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