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 • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, 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.
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 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); 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
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then and 40 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.