Celeron's Expedition
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kcepenn
N 41° 50.689 W 079° 08.954
17T E 653650 N 4634202
Quick Description: This sign commemorates the French Expedition exploring this area in 1749.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2006 10:19:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMDEH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 77

Long Description:
In 1749 a French force under Celoron de Blainville entered the Ohio valley by way of Chautauqua Lake and Conewango Creek. A lead plate was buried at the mouth of the Conewango claiming the area for France.
Marker Name: Celoron's Expedition

County: Warren

Date Dedicated: 10/23/1947

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Pennsylvania Ave. (Business U.S. 6) at Hickory St., Warren

Category: Exploration, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century

Website: Not listed

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