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

Bedford Springs

 
 
Bedford Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
1. Bedford Springs Marker
Inscription. Medicinal values of these springs discovered about 1796. It soon became a leading resort visited by numerous notables. James Buchanan used the Springs as his summer White House while President.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 59.78′ N, 78° 30.408′ W. Marker is near Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 220, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance of the Bedford Springs resort. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bedford Springs Historic District ( within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford County Courthouse ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Bedford County Vietnam Veterans Memorial ( approx. 1.5 miles away); The Elm Tree Memorial ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Bedford County ( approx. 1.5 miles away); The Squares ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Bedford County Veterans Memorial ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Bedford County Civil War Monument ( approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bedford Springs Resort website
Bedford Springs Resort and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
2. Bedford Springs Resort and Marker
. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Bedford Springs - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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