West Newton in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
West Newton Town Map And Directory / Trail Map And Points Of Interest
Historic Cemetery: The park-like West Newton Cemetery holds those who made this area's History. It was established in 1852 as among the earliest in a movement towards "community” rather than denominational cemeteries. At the base of the hill is a 1905 chapel, and at its top a set of cannons guards over a vista of the cemetery and town.
Simeral Square: At the foot of the 100-year-old bridge is Simeral Square community park. A recent addition to the town, Simeral Square hosts not just a great view of the river but also the West Newton farmers' market, cultural events, and celebrations throughout the year.
8.3 miles North
Former ute of Newin Metfoot Church There are no graveer including 10 veterans, one from the War of 1812 and nine from the Civil War.
3.3 miles south
Off the maintain Cedar Creek Park, you will find waters and wildflowers, as well as a sus pension bridge over the gorge.
4.6 miles south
Aving ever growing rock spmation made of decaying vegetation and limestone bas been dissolved by carbonic acid and water.
8.2 miles south
Today you see only the of a major coal processing facility operated by the husburgh Coal Company it processed up to 500,000 tons of coal per year enclosed in 1956.
19.5 miles South
Named for farmer George Devin Home to many building including the Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church in the National Registry of Places.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 40° 12.676′ N, 79° 46.205′ W. Marker is in West Newton, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Great Allegheny Passage, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Great Allegheny Passage, 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 (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Point Sculpture (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named West NewtonMustard 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.
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