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

Masontown

 
 
Masontown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2019
1. Masontown Marker
Inscription.  

Formerly Germantown
Renamed for John Mason
Founded 1798

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 50.757′ N, 79° 53.966′ W. Marker is in Masontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 166) and Middle Avenue (now closed), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Main Street, Masontown PA 15461, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Mason (a few steps from this marker); Masontown United Methodist Church Fire (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Old Glassworks (approx. 3.2 miles away); Greensboro (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Glassworks (approx. 4.7 miles away); Albert Gallatin (approx. 5 miles away); Friendship Hill (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Masontown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Masontown, Pennsylvania at Wikipedia
Masontown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2019
2. Masontown Marker
Looking east along Middle Avenue (now pedestrian only)
. (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Masontown Borough Official Website. (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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