Pottsville, Pennsylvania: Indian Head Rock

Natural rock formation in the steep hillside that resembles an Indian chief head with war bonnet. The effect is clarified with red and white paint and regular brush clearing.
Address:
PA Hwy 61, Pottsville, PA
Directions:
Route 61 south of Mount Carbon exit and north of Cressona Mall. On the east side, close to 7 Stars Rd.
Hours:
Private property - visible on drive-by.
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Indian Head Rock.

Indian Head Rock

Between Pottsville and Schuylkill Haven, on Route 61 between the Mount Carbon exit and Cressona Mall, there is a large painted red and white object, which has been a landmark since well before Pottsville was planned. It's easily visible up on the steep hillside. It's on private land and it is not recommended that anyone attempt to actually go up there.

[Julie Lubinsky, 12/18/2012]

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