Near Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Escape of Freedom Seekers Patrick and Abraham
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 40° 17.679′ N, 78° 52.153′ W. Marker is near Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Bedford Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 756) and Lamberd Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Bedford Avenue. Located in the Geistown section of Johnstown. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15909, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chapin Arch (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. John Cathedral (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Cambria A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tribune Building (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sgt. John T. Boxler (approx. 3.3 miles away); Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (approx. 3.3 miles away); Johnstown Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Joseph Johns (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
More about this marker. The marker dedication ceremony was held Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 6, 7. submitted on June 16, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.