Brashear House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 40° 01.300 W 079° 52.756
17T E 595636 N 4430763
Quick Description: This marker is located at 517-523 Main St. (old US 40), Brownsville Borough, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2017 4:20:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMW9TW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 1

Long Description:
John A. Brashear, astronomer, educator, was born here 1840. His grandfather kept the Brashear House, a leading tavern. In 1825 Lafayette spoke from its doorway to the people of Brownsville.
Marker Name: Brashear House

County: Fayette

Date Dedicated: 11/22/1946

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: 517-523 Main St. (old US 40), Brownsville

Category: Buildings & Architecture, Business & Industry, Education, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations, Inns & Taverns

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