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

Fayette County

 
 
Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Fayette County Marker
Inscription.  Formed September 26, 1783 from Westmoreland County. Named for the Marquis de Lafayette. Among the French and Indian War sites here is Fort Necessity. The county seat, Uniontown, was incorporated 1796. On the National Road, eventually US Route 40.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the The Historic National Road series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 26, 1936.
 
Location. 39° 54.088′ N, 79° 43.392′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from East Main Street (U.S. 40). Located at the County Courthouse. 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 walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named
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Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fayette County Pennsylvania. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fayette County - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Fayette County Marker
At the Fayette County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 920 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on September 16, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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