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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. Pennsylvania's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the Keystone State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGemeinhaus - Bethlemhem PA

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Located in front of the National Historic Landmark, Gemeinhaus-Lewis David De Schweinitz Residence

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersForbes Road Edmund's Swamp - Buckstown, PA

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Marker is located on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) in Somerset County Buckstown, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNational Road - Hopwood, PA

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A brief description of the importance of the National Road in Hopwood, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersColonel William Crawford PLAQUE - Connellsville, PA

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A memorial to an early American pioneer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersConnellsville Coke Region - Connellsville, PA

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A brief history of the area's coal production.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMoses Tunda Tatamy

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I'm amazed this one wasn't logged yet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/15/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPaul Allman Siple

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Sign dedicated to Paul Allman Siple who was an American Antarctic explorer and geographer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/7/2013

last visited: 1/15/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMcAllister's Mill Underground Railroad Station - Gettysburg, PA

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A brand new marker (as of 2012) recalls a stop in the Underground Railroad which aided fugitive slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/24/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSpringetsbury Manor - Wrightsville, PA

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This newly installed sign along the Lincoln Highway replaced two other incarnations of the same sign which once stood about .6 miles from here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2013

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGeorge Gordon Meade

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The Pennsylvania Historical Commission placed a plaque here in 1930 to recognize Maj. Gen. Meade taking command of the Army of the Potomac, just days before the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/7/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWarwick Furnace

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Historical marker in Chester County, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/3/2012

last visited: 3/28/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFrank Furness - Birthplace

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Frank Furness was born and raised here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/22/2012

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPortage Railroad (east) - old US 22 - Duncansville, PA

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Portage Railroad inclined plane 6. This marker is located on the eastbound side of Old US 22. A second is on the westbound side. Rout 22 changes from a 2 lane road to a 4 lane and this point. Parking is available at the medium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2012

last visited: 9/26/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPortage Railroad (west) - old US 22 - Duncansville, PA

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Portage Railroad inclined plane 6. This marker is located on the westbound side of Old US 22. A second is on the eastbound side. Rout 22 changes from a 4 lane road to a 2 lane and this point. Parking is available at the medium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2012

last visited: 9/26/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort Necessity - US 40 - Farmington, Pa

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This historic marker was erected by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission in 1926 and stands next to the Mt. Washington Traven inside the Ft Necessity NP on US 40 in Farmington, Pa. The marker describes the historic significance of Ft Necessity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2012

last visited: 11/20/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort McCord - Edenville, Franklin County, PA

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Marker located at Ft. McCord RD & Rumler RD noting the location of the old fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2012

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCoke Ovens

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Some quick facts about the near by bee-hive ovens and coke.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2012

last visited: 10/20/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhiladelphia & Columbia RR - Original Railway Track

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A portion of the original stone block railway track is still in existence in Fairmount Park - dating back to 1832 when trains were pulled by horses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/13/2012

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRicketts' Circus - Philadelphia, PA

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Site of America's first circus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: 1/7/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohnstown Flood

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The Johnstown Flood occurred on May 31, 1889 and killed 2,209 people. This marker is located on Rockville Rd at Locust St. South Fork, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: 9/26/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBattle of Lime Hill, Joseph Elliott Monument

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Monument marking the Battle of Lime Hill on Rt 6 Near Wyalusing. Reverse side of the marker many times goes unseen by visitors. It details the Revolutionary War service and heroic deeds of one of the Battle of Lime Hill soldiers, Joseph Elliott

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member amaquilter

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: 5/10/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGeorge C, Marshall - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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This historical marker is located at the intersection of West Main Street and Vicites Drive (142 West Main St.) in the west end of the city of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, directly across the street from George C. Marshall Memorial Plaza

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/1/2012

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFayette County - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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This historical marker is located on the front lawn of the Fayette County Courthouse, 61 East Main Street, Uniontown City,Fayette County, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/1/2012

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPearl S Buck

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Pearl S Buck, pulitzer prize winning author of "The Good Earth"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greenducks

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/3/2012

last visited: 7/13/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFort Necessity - Farmington, Pa.

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This Pennsylvania Historical Marker stands at the entrance to the Fort Necessity National Battlefield

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/3/2012

last visited: 9/25/2012

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