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

Bedford Village

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
1. Bedford Village Marker
Inscription.  Settled about 1750, known then as Raystown. Site of an early trade post and Fort Bedford, 1758. Base for Forbes, Bouquet expeditions. In 1794 Washington here reviewed forces in Whiskey Rebellion.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 1.529′ N, 78° 30.163′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Business U.S. 220 and Broad Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 220Business . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grist Millstone (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Bedford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anderson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fraser Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Espy House
Bedford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
2. Bedford Village Marker
Looking south on US 220
(approx. 0.4 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); "King's House" (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Old Bedford Village. (Submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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