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Bellefonte in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Centre County

 
 
Centre County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. Centre County Marker
Inscription. Formed on Feb. 13, 1800 from Huntingdon, Mifflin, Lycoming and Northumberland counties. Named for its location in the State, and home of the Pennsylvania State University. Five governors of Pennsylvania lived in Bellefonte, county seat laid out in 1795.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 54.73′ N, 77° 46.668′ W. Marker is in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of Allegheny Street (State Highway 144) and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Allegheny Street. Click for map. Located on the grounds of the County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centre County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Bellefonte (a few steps from this marker); Anna Wagner Keichline (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew G. Curtin (about 300 feet away); The Mills Brothers (about 400 feet away); James A. "Billboard" Jackson (about 500 feet away); Bellefonte Governors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucinda Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .
Centre County Marker in Front of the Court House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Centre County Marker in Front of the Court House

1. Centre County History. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Centre County Court House. (PDF) National Register documentation for the court house. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Centre County Government. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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