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California in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

California

(Keystone Marker)

 
 
California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. California Marker
Inscription.
West Brownsville - 4
California
Historically famous as meeting place of settlers and Indians in 1767
Founded 1769

 
Location. 40° 4.022′ N, 79° 53.704′ W. Marker is in California, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) and Mechanic Street, on the right when traveling east on 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: California PA 15419, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph A.“Jock” Yablonski (approx. 0.3 miles away); California Boatyards (approx. 0.3 miles away); James G. Blaine (approx. 2.9 miles away); Redstone Old Fort (approx. 3.1 miles away); Steamboat Enterprise/Boatbuilding Center (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dunlap’s Creek Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Brownsville - Route 40 Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); The First Cast Iron Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in California.
 
Also see . . .  The Keystone Marker Trust. The Keystone Marker Trust, established in 2010, is working to restore a part of Pennsylvania’s history. The non-profit organization is working to
California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. California Marker
restore the Keystone Markers which are located at the entrances of municipalities and streams. The signs, which were placed in the 1920s and 1930s, have fallen into disrepair over the years. (Submitted on November 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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