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Bedford County Civil War Monument

 
 
Bedford County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
1. Bedford County Civil War Monument
Inscription. (Front):
To all her sons who
volunteered to defend
and perpetuate the
government of these
United States, Bedford
County dedicates this
monument July 4, A.D.
1890

Erected
in part by the children
of the Common Schools
of Bedford County


(Re-dedication Stone):
Civil War Soldiers Memorial
“The Old Man on the Monument”
Built 1890 - Restored 1995
with help from the children
of Bedford County

 
Erected 1890 by Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the Children of the Common Schools of Bedford County.
 
Location. 40° 1.056′ N, 78° 30.233′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Juliana Street and Penn Street, on the right when traveling south on Juliana Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Court House and Prison Built in 1774 (a few steps from this marker); Bedford County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Squares (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford County Veterans Memorial
Bedford County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
2. Bedford County Civil War Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Elm Tree Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); This Tablet Marks The Site of Fort Bedford (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Bedford County Civil War Monument Sponsor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
3. Bedford County Civil War Monument Sponsor
Bedford County Civil War Monument Restoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
4. Bedford County Civil War Monument Restoration Marker
On ground in front of monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 994 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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