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

Indiana County

 
 
Indiana County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
1. Indiana County Marker
Inscription.  Formed March 30, 1803 from Westmoreland and Lycoming counties, and once densely forested. Its name memorializes the first inhabitants. County seat, Indiana, was laid out 1805 on land given by George Clymer, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is March 30, 1862.
 
Location. 40° 37.388′ N, 79° 9.317′ W. Marker is in Indiana, Pennsylvania, in Indiana County. Marker is on Philadelphia Street (Pennsylvania Route 954) 0.1 miles west of North 8th Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the grounds of the Old Indiana County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Indiana PA 15701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James S. Nance, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); James Maitland Stewart (within shouting distance
Indiana County Marker and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
2. Indiana County Marker and Courthouse
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of this marker); The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth (approx. ¼ mile away); The Catawba and Kittanning Native American Trails (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); William H. Sylvis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moorhead's Fort (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indiana.
 
Also see . . .
1. Indiana County, Pennsylvania - Growing Right Here. (Submitted on March 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Indiana County Tourist Bureau. (Submitted on March 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Indiana County - Behind the Marker. Explore PA history.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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