John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg

John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (HMTGH)

Location: Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Snyder County
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N 40° 48.807', W 76° 51.256'

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On October 25,1755 John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg, and a party of 40 men who came up the river to investigate the (John) Penn's Creek Massacre, were ambushed by a party of Indians near the mouth of this creek at the head of the Isle of Que, one third of a mile south of this spot.
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HM NumberHMTGH
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Year Placed1915
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical Commission and Snyder County Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 343610 N 4519702
Decimal Degrees40.81345000, -76.85426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 48.807', W 76° 51.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 48' 48.42" N, 76° 51' 15.36" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 319 S Old Trail, Selinsgrove PA 17870, US
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