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

Jefferson County

 
 
Jefferson County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
1. Jefferson County Marker
Inscription.  Formed March 26, 1804 out of Lycoming County and named for President Thomas Jefferson. Until 1806 attached to Westmoreland County, then to Indiana County until 1830. Noted for its coal and lumber industries. Brookville, county seat, was incorporated 1834.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 26, 1835.
 
Location. 41° 9.637′ N, 79° 4.795′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Pennsylvania, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 322) and Pickering Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville PA 15825, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County Courthouse & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. William J. McKnight (within shouting distance of this marker); McKnight Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  Jefferson County Department of Development. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Jefferson County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2011
2. Jefferson County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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