Brownsville in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 17.)
Location. 40° 1.101′ N, 79° 52.748′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on Broadway Street south of National Pike (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the curve where the roadway changes name from Broadway Street to Old National Road. Marker is in this post office area: Brownsville PA 15417, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brashear House ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Philander Knox ( approx. ¼ mile away); Redstone Old Fort ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Dunlap’s Creek Bridge ( approx. half a mile away); Brownsville - Route 40 Bridge ( approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
More about this marker. The original National Road turned onto Front Street on it's way through town to the Monongahela River.
Also see . . .
1. Historic Brownsville. (Submitted on April 15, 2006.)
2. The French and Indian War in Southwestern Pennsylvania—Fort Burd. (Submitted on April 15, 2006.)
3. The National Road: Brownsville, PA. (Submitted on April 15, 2006.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,058 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 7. submitted on April 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.