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

Washington

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 23, 2012
1. Washington Marker
Inscription.  Laid out in 1781 by John and William Hoge. Site of Indian Catfish Camp. Boro charter, 1810; city, 1923. National road center and rich in historic buildings and associations. Named for George Washington.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 10.773′ N, 80° 13.507′ W. Marker is in Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Beau Street (Pennsylvania Route 136) and Raymond P Shafer Highway (Interstate 79), on the right when traveling west on East Beau Street. Directly across from the offramp of Interstate 79 (Exit 20) at East Beau Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington and Jefferson College
Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 23, 2012
2. Washington Marker
(approx. one mile away); Rebecca Harding Davis (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jesse William Lazear (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington and Jefferson College (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (approx. 1.1 miles away); Captain Philo McGiffin (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Washington. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. George Washington at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 24, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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