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

Huntingdon County

 
 
Huntingdon County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Huntingdon County Marker
Inscription.
Formed September 20, 1787 out of Bedford County. Named for the Countess of Huntingdon. Huntingdon, the county seat, was laid out in 1767. This county was developed by settlers attracted to its fertile agricultural land and its rich iron deposits.
 
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 29.021′ N, 78° 0.487′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on Penn Street (Pennsylvania Route 26) near 3rd Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is near the south entrance to the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 222 Penn Street (a few steps from this marker); 228 Penn Street (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Speer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); David R. Porter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Simpson Africa (about 600 feet away); McMurtrie Mansion (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Also see . . .
Huntingdon County Courthouse-Full view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
2. Huntingdon County Courthouse-Full view

1. Brief History of the Huntingdon County Courthouse. (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Huntingdon County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Huntingdon County Courthouse and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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