West Newton in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pioneer Point Sculpture
Many commonly know this pioneer as "Rusty” or "Spike."
Erected 2008 by West Newton Public Art Committee, Pittsburgh 250 Community Connections and the Sprout Fund, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 2008.
Location. 40° 12.682′ N, 79° 46.216′ W. Marker is in West Newton Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Newton PA 15089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Newton (here, next to this marker); West Newton Town Map And Directory / Trail Map And Points Of Interest (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named West Newton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mustard Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 2.9 miles away); George Adam Weddell (approx. 3.1 miles away); Darr Mine Disaster (approx. 4 miles away); Webster Honor Roll (approx. 4˝ miles away); Ella Hollow Honor Roll (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Newton.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.