Munsee Indian Village

Munsee Indian Village (HM1A7H)

Location: Scranton, PA 18508 Lackawanna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 25.189', W 75° 39.927'

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This stone marks the site of a former Indian village, occupied after 1743 by a band of Munsee, under Chief Capoose. About 150 feet east of this spot stood a famous apple tree, under which the Indians held their councils. This tree was designated as "The town sign-post of Providence" by the settlers in 1774. It was 13½ feet in circumference when it was blown down in 1885.
HM NumberHM1A7H
Year Placed1916
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical Commission in co-operation with the Lackawanna Institute of History and Science
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 444391 N 4585576
Decimal Degrees41.41981667, -75.66545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 25.189', W 75° 39.927'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 25' 11.34" N, 75° 39' 55.62" W
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Area Code(s)717, 570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 857-865 Providence Rd, Scranton PA 18508, US
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