Bedford in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and Bedford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the George Washington Slept Here, the National Historic Landmarks, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Whiskey Rebellion marker series.
Location. 40° 1.147′ N, 78° 30.176′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Pitt Street (Business U.S. 30) 0 miles west of Richard Street (Pennsylvania Route 220), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 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. George Washington (here, next to this marker); "King's House" (within shouting distance of this marker); This Tablet Marks The Site of Fort Bedford (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson House Forbes Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fraser Tavern (about 400 feet away); Fort Bedford (about 400 feet away); Grist Millstone (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
Regarding Espy House. Espy House was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1983.
Also see . . . Espy House - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Additional keywords. Lincoln Highway
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism •
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on December 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.