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Bellefonte in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Centre County

 
 
Centre County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. Centre County Marker
Inscription.  Formed on Feb. 13, 1800 from Huntingdon, Mifflin, Lycoming and Northumberland counties. Named for its location in the State, and home of the Pennsylvania State University. Five governors of Pennsylvania lived in Bellefonte, county seat laid out in 1795.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.73′ N, 77° 46.668′ W. Marker is in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of Allegheny Street (State Highway 144) and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Allegheny Street. Located on the grounds of the County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centre County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Centre County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Andrew Gregg Curtin (a few steps from this marker); To All Who Served
Centre County Marker in Front of the Court House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Centre County Marker in Front of the Court House
(a few steps from this marker); Bellefonte (a few steps from this marker); Brockerhoff House (within shouting distance of this marker); Anna Wagner Keichline (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew G. Curtin (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .
1. Centre County History. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Centre County Court House. (PDF) National Register documentation for the court house. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Centre County Government. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 

More. Search the internet for Centre County.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 773 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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