Walking Purchase
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 40° 43.282 W 075° 30.273
18T E 457388 N 4507948
Quick Description: Measured 1737, according to a supposed Indian deed of 1686, granting lands extending a day-and-a-half walk.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2020 11:20:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM12CPT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 1

Long Description:
Walking Purchase-Measured 1737, according to a supposed Indian deed of 1686, granting lands extending a day-and-a-half walk. Using picked men to force this measure to its limit, Thomas Penn reversed his father's Indian policy, losing Indian friendship.
Marker Name: Walking Purchase

County: Northampton

Date Dedicated: 3/18/1948

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Junction of Indian Trail Rd. (SR 3016) and Kohls Rd., at Hokendauqua Creek, .25 mile NW of Kreidersville

Category: Early Settlement, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn

Website: [Web Link]

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