Bedford in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
Location. 40° 1.148′ N, 78° 30.141′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Pitt Street (Business U.S. 30), on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the Lincoln Highway, 100 feet west of intersection with Richard Street (PA Route 220). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 East Pitt Street, Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Espy House (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this Fraser Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); "King's House" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Tablet Marks The Site of Fort Bedford (about 300 feet away); Forbes Road (about 400 feet away); Grist Millstone (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
Additional keywords. Lincoln Highway.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,009 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.