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250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens

 
 
250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, June 30, 2021
1. 250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens Marker
Inscription.  This Plaque Commemorates the 250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens

John Lukens was directed to survey and lay out a town by Lt. Gov. John Penn on 05 May 1766. Lukens laid out 200 lots between 04 June and 14 June 1766.

1766 2016
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 40° 1.027′ N, 78° 30.229′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on South Julian Street south of Penn Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located outside the southeast corner of the Bedford County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Julian 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. Bedford County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Bedford County (a few steps from this marker); Bedford County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Squares (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell House
250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, June 30, 2021
2. 250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens Marker
Marker is on the left. View is looking north.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Korea Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Elm Tree Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, June 30, 2021
3. 250th Anniversary of the Survey of the Town of Bedford by John Lukens Marker
Marker can be seen in the lower left of the photo. The Bedford County Courthouse is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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