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

Fraser Tavern

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
1. Fraser Tavern Marker
Inscription. Site of lots on which John Fraser and his wife established an inn and trading post in 1758. Fraser had been a guide and interpreter for Colonel Washington. The inn provided meals for army officers at Fort Raystown (Bedford).
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.15′ N, 78° 30.1′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Pitt Street (Business U.S. 30) and Richard Street (Pennsylvania Route 220), on the right when traveling west on Pitt 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. Anderson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Espy House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington (about 400 feet away); "King's House" (about 500 feet away); This Tablet Marks The Site of Fort Bedford (about 500 feet away); Forbes Road (about 600 feet away); Grist Millstone (about 700 feet away); Bedford County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
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Fraser Tavern and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
2. Fraser Tavern and Marker
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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 1,084 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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