David Zeisberger

David Zeisberger (HMSSV)

Location: Roulette, PA 16746 Potter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 46.484', W 78° 1.246'

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Erected as a memorial to David Zeisberger, who encamped near this place on the night of October 8, 1767, when on his way from Bethlehem to the mouth of Tionesta Creek to visit the Indians on the Allegheny River. He was accompanied by two Delaware Indians, Anthony and Papuhank. This visit led to the establishment of the various Moravian Missions among the Delaware in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. David Zeisberger was, so far as all records show, the first white man to pass through the primeval forests of the Upper Allegheny River.

Erected by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission in co-operation with the Allegewe Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. 1916
Year Placed1916
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 5:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 747614 N 4629056
Decimal Degrees41.77473333, -78.02076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 46.484', W 78° 1.246'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 46' 29.04" N, 78° 1' 14.76" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 2nd St, Roulette PA 16746, US
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