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

Monongahela

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. Monongahela Marker
Inscription.  Oldest settlement in the valley and transportation center since the days of Devore's Ferry, chartered 1775. Laid out in 1796 as Williamsport. A city since 1873. Here thousands of pioneers began the river journey to the West.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 40° 12.364′ N, 79° 56.385′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Dry Run Road (Pennsylvania Route 136) and Chess Street, on the left when traveling south on Dry Run Road. Located in a small roadside park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monongahela PA 15063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackie Ormes (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. half a mile away); The Mounds (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Monongahela Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Monongahela Marker
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a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Hiker (approx. ¾ mile away); U.S.S. Maine (approx. ¾ mile away); Bell (approx. ¾ mile away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monongahela.
 
Also see . . .  City of Monongahela PA. Official Site (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 393 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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