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

Uniontown

 
 
Uniontown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2021
1. Uniontown Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Henry Beeson, who built a blockhouse on site of the county jail in 1774. Uniontown gained importance with the building of the National Road after 1811.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 39° 54.135′ N, 79° 43.445′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of East Penn Street and North Gallatin Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Penn Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fayette County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George C. Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Finley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old West School House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Uniontown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2021
2. Uniontown Marker
a different marker also named Uniontown (approx. 1.2 miles away); National Road (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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