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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 MarkersRailroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 - Altoona, Pennsylvania

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The Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 historical marker is located along Juniata Gap Road just west of Wopsononock Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2021

last visited: 6/10/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFugitive Slave Rescue - Blairsville, Pennsylvania

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Fugitive Slave Rescue Historical Marker is located along W. Market Street in Blairsville, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: 5/22/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAndrew G. Curtin - Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

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An historical marker which tells us that Andrew G. Curtin was born here, and that he worked a lot for the state of Pennsylvania as Governor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSephaniah Reese (1866-1944)

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Located along the eastbound side of West Main Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/20/2021

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment US Colored Troops - Mercersburg Pennsylvania

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The 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment US Colored Troops - Mercersburg Pennsylvania.The resting place of 13 members of the 54th Massachusetts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/21/2021

last visited: 1/7/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersIsaac Charles Mishler (1862-1944)

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Isaac Charles Mishler (1862-1944) Lancaster, PA native and Altoona businessman and promoter. Built and managed theaters throughout PA and NJ. In 1906 he build the opulent Mishler Theatre here, a venue for stage showe, musical performances, live theater, and vaudeville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: 2/7/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLogan House - Altoona

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Marker where the Logan House Hotel once stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: 12/9/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLeap-the-Dips Roller Coaster

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Historical sign describing the oldest roller coaster in the world. The Leap the Dips. A National Historical Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: 12/9/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThomas Ustick Walter (1804-1877)

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A marker in Philadelphia that is in front of the Center for Architecture and Design which is about the architect who consulted on City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/4/2020

last visited: 6/12/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn Nelson (1917-1959)

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An historical marker commemorating John Nelson, the former president of U.E. Local 506 in Lawrence Park, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: 3/13/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe Academy of Natural Sciences

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Founded nearby in 1812, it is the oldest natural science institution in the Americas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThe SPHAs Basketball Team

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The South Philadelphia Hebrew Association was a dominant professional team from 1918 to 1959, winning 12 league championships.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersUnion Canal

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This canal was operated from 1828-1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBirthplace of Commercial Ice Cream Production

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In 1851 C. Jacob Fussell built a factory nearby to produce ice cream from the surplus milk and cream of York County dairy farmers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLittle Lithuania, USA

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A center for Lithuanian settlement since the late 1800s, Schuylkill County's population has the greatest concentration of Lithuanian ancestry in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSlateford

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One of the first attempts to quarry slate in this country was made here at Slateford by a company chartered in 1808

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEnos Benner (1799-1860)

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Teacher, author, editor, and printer, Benner issued German-language publications for the Pennsylvania German population from his print shop here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhilip Ginter

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While hunting, Ginter discovered anthracite on Sharp Mountain here in 1791. He showed it to Col. Jacob Weiss, a prominent area settler.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJay Gould

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The first business venture of the noted speculator and railroad manipulator was in this village, then called Gouldsboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWapwallopen

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Name of the former Indian town near the mouth of the Wapwallopen Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWayne Natatorium

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Among the largest open-air in-ground swimming pools in the US when it opened here in 1895, it measured 500 feet by 100 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSnow Hill Cloister

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An offshoot of Ephrata Cloister in Lancaster County, deriving its name from the Snowberger family active in its foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: 6/11/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBattle of Brandywine

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The battle ended just southwest of here at nightfall. With Howe and his troops holding the field, Washington's force withdrew to Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam A. Stone

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Governor of Pennsylvania, 1899-1903; Congressman in 1891-99, was born two and one-half miles SE of here Apr. 18, 1846.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWalking Purchase

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Starting here at sunrise, Sept. 19, 1737, Marshall, Yeates, and Jennings set out on the "Indian Walk."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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