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

Uniontown

 
 
Uniontown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Uniontown Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Henry Beeson, who built a blockhouse on site of the county jail in 1774. Uniontown gained importance with the building of the National Road after 1811.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the The Historic National Road series lists.
 
Location. 39° 53.276′ N, 79° 44.184′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Morgantown Street and Vine Street, on the right when traveling north on Morgantown Street. 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. Old West School House (approx. 0.9 miles away); George C. Marshall (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 1.1 miles away); James Finley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fayette County
Uniontown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Uniontown Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Gaddis (approx. 1˝ miles away); National Road (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .  Uniontown, PA Community Website. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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