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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 MarkersGarard's Fort - East

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A sign telling abvout events that took place on May 28, 1782.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/11/2011

last visited: 12/12/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGarard's Fort - West

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Brief description of Garard's Fort and events that took place on 1782.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/11/2011

last visited: 12/12/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBucknell University

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Near a tree at the entrance of the university, this roadside marker is in great shape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: 6/22/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLee Massacre

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Well, the Indians must've been angry about something!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSt. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This blue, historical marker 'tells' the story of the Nativistis riots and the burning of this church in 1844. The church sued the city for lack of protection and was awarded $40,000. The church was rebuilt a few years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/5/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAfrican Americans in Battle of Lake Erie View - Erie, PA

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Bay Front history at it's best.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: 8/6/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMILLER'S BLOCKHOUSE

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A sign telling about Miller's Blockhouse and some events that took place there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: 6/1/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRice's Fort

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A sign telling us about the blockhouse and that it withstood an attack by a force of Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: 6/1/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWILLIAM HOLMES McGUFFEY

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A sign telling us about Mr. McGuffey and the McGuffey Electic Readers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: 10/21/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBedford Village

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Historical marker on Business Route 30 in front of the Coffee Pot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDoddridge's Fort - West Middletown, Pennsylvania

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This historical Marker was found along side Washington Pike, just east of the PA/WV border.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGettysburg Campaign - New Oxford, PA

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There are multiple versions of the same exact marker located along this portion of the Lincoln Highway. This one is located at the intersection of Stanley Drive and the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2011

last visited: 8/22/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJacob J. Vandergrift (1827 - 1899)

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Marker that tells some history of Jacob J. Vandergrift.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2011

last visited: 6/28/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCol. Philip Cochran (1910 - 1979)

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Col. Philip Cochran was a WWII hero and native of Erie, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Facedances

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/22/2011

last visited: 7/1/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWashington Boro Archaeological Sites - Washington Boro, PA

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One of the more recent official markers to be erected to mark an ancient archeological site along the banks of the Susquehanna River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/22/2011

last visited: 8/13/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps - Leonard Harrison State Park - Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

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This Pennsylvania Historical Marker is located next to the Schlodler Pavilion in the Picnic Area of Leonard Harrison State Park, Shippen Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 9/23/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEphrata Cloister

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Another PA Historical Marker for the Ephrata Cloister. One of Three.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DON'T PANIC

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOil Creek Railroad - Corry, PA

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This railroad revolutionized the transportation of oil from the surrounding oil region by rendering obsolete wasteful and dangerous pond freshets and time and labor intensive horse drawn wagons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 8/20/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOld State Line

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Pennsylvania State Historical Marker placed on US 19 between Waterford and Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/16/2011

last visited: 6/27/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersShawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site

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This marker has been "in the works" for quite some time. The man who began it died, and it took a while for someone to pick up the pieces and complete it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/28/2011

last visited: 7/6/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersReformed Presbyterian Church - New Kingstown, PA

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Marker located along the S side of US 11 - W of the intersection of Locust Point RD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/25/2011

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn Franklin Carll (1826-1904) - Pleasantville, PA

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Early petroleum engineer who established several standard practices for the industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/12/2011

last visited: 11/22/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJoseph Reid Gas Engine Company - Oil City, PA

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Historical producer of engines for oil well pumps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 7/2/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn William Heisman - Titusville, PA

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The namesake for the famous college football trophy grew up in Titusville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/31/2010

last visited: 8/15/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersByron D. Benson - Titusville, PA

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Founder of Tidewater Pipe Company which established pipeline transporation of crude petroleum from the fields to refineries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/31/2010

last visited: 11/22/2011

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