Loretto in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 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 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 6, 1840.
Location. 40° 30.126′ N, 78° 37.853′ W. Marker is in Loretto, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Mary Street and Syberton Road, on the right when traveling north on St. Mary Street. Located at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Loretto PA 15940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles M. Schwab (approx. half a mile away); Loretto (approx. 0.8 miles away); Admiral Peary ParkRobert E. Peary (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Loretto (approx. 3.4 miles away); Portage Railroad (approx. 4.4 miles away); Gallitzin Tunnels (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Loretto.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4, 5. submitted on September 17, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6. submitted on February 6, 2015. 7, 8. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.