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Shawnee Information

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Date: 1727
Location: Shawnee on Delaware, Smithfield Township, Pennsylvaniamap
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Categories: Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania | Monroe County, Pennsylvania.


Information

  • First settled by Nicholas Depuy in 1727 when he came to the area and bought 3000 acres from the indians. He was forced to repurchase it from William Penn's sons less than six years later.
  • Depuy's home made into a fort by order of Benjamin Franklin.

Links and Sources

  1. Depue from Monroe County Historical Association
  2. History and Cultural Delaware Water Gap







Images: 4
Shawnee 1860 Map with Names
Shawnee 1860 Map with Names

Showing Ft. Depui
Showing Ft. Depui

Shawnee Current Map from Google Maps
Shawnee Current Map from Google Maps

Nicholas Depuy Road Marker
Nicholas Depuy Road Marker

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