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

Armstrong County

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
1. Armstrong County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 12, 1800 out of Westmoreland, Allegheny, and Lycoming counties. Named for General John Armstrong, who had destroyed the Indian Village at Kittanning, 1756. Here, the county seat was laid out, 1803, and the "Daugherty Visible" typewriter invented in 1881.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.962′ N, 79° 30.982′ W. Marker is in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker can be reached from Market Street. Touch for map. Located to right of steps to entrance of Armstrong County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of General John Armstrong (a few steps from this marker); Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kittanning WW I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); Fort Armstrong (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Also see . . .
Armstrong County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
2. Armstrong County Marker

1. Armstrong County PA. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Armstrong, Sr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Daugherty Typewriter Company. Typewriter Museum website (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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