This blog contains pictures mainly from Troy, Bradford County, in Northcentral Pennsylvania. I hope you enjoy a look inside the beauty of rural Pennsylvania, as captured through the lens of my camera, The photography contained in this blog has been shot primarily with Canon dslr cameras. I currently have a Canon Digital 70D with a variety of Canon lenses. I also use a Fuji Finepix occasionally.
A look at some of the valleys as seen from the top of Mt. Pisgah, elevation 2,260 feet, prominence 1000 feet. This is looking towards Athens, East Smithfield and Towanda. You can see where the river flows.
According to Wikipedia: During the late 19th century, this mountain was a favorite summer resot from those in eastern cities, even as far away as Chicago. Visitors were able to stay at a mountaintip hotel, which featured a 100-foot observation tower. The views could reach as far as Susquehanna County on a clear day.
Chief Wetonah's statue sits at the top of Mt. Pisgah County Park in Bradford County, PA, outside the town of Troy. Local legend says the Chief Wetonah often visited the top of Mt. Pisgah to pray to the Indian gods. The Spirit of Chief Wetonah was said to be buried on top of Mt. Pisgah, although his body was later moved to an Indian burial ground in Kinzua, New York. The statue of Chief Wetonah was dedicated in October, 2013. You can read more about the story at The Daily Review.