West Newton in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1886.
Location. 40° 12.681′ N, 79° 46.216′ W. Marker is in West Newton, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of W Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 136) and Youghiogheny River Trail, on the right when traveling east on W Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Newton PA 15089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mustard Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 2.9 miles away); George Adam Weddell (approx. 3.1 miles away); Darr Mine DisasterThe 1948 Donora Smog (approx. 5.1 miles away); Colonel Edward Cook (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cement City (approx. 5.7 miles away); Arthur J. Rooney (approx. 6.1 miles away); Braddock's Military Road 1755 Monacatootha's Camp (approx. 6.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Pennsylvania Historical Markers. (Submitted on April 28, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.