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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, the National Historic Landmarks, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Whiskey Rebellion series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1794.
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 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fraser Tavern (about 400 feet away); George Washington Mural (about 400 feet away); Fort Bedford (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
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,312 times since then and 81 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. 5. submitted on June 30, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.