Shikellamy (HM9BV)

Location: Sunbury, PA 17801 Northumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 52.638', W 76° 47.405'

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Erected as a memorial
Shikellamy, also Swataney, "Our Enlightener,"
the Representative of the Six Nations
in this province.
First sent to Shamokin (Sunbury) in 1728;
appointed vicegerent in 1745. Died Dec. 6, 1758;
He was buried near this spot.
This diplomat and statesman was a
firm friend of the province of
Erected by the Fort Augusta Chapter, D.A.R.
in co-operation with the
Pennsylvania Historical Commission
June 1915
HM NumberHM9BV
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1915
Placed ByFort Augusta Chapter, D.A.R. and Pennsylvania Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 349168 N 4526678
Decimal Degrees40.87730000, -76.79008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.638', W 76° 47.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 38.28" N, 76° 47' 24.30" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1379-1399 Fort Augusta Ave, Sunbury PA 17801, US
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