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

Fayette County

 
 
Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
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 or 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.
 
Location. 39° 54.091′ N, 79° 43.396′ 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Finley (approx. 0.2 miles away); George C. Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old West School House (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Fayette County Marker
At the Fayette County Courthouse
a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Uniontown (approx. 1.2 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Gaddis (approx. 2.6 miles away). 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.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 39 times this year. 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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