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

Washington

 
 
Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Washington Marker
Inscription. Laid out in 1781 by John and William Hoge. Site of Indian Catfish Camp. Boro charter, 1810; city, 1823. National Road center and rich in historic buildings and associations. Named for George Washington.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.836′ N, 80° 14.161′ W. Marker is in Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Murtland Avenue (U.S. 19) and North Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Murtland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington and Jefferson College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Washington and Jefferson College (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Washington County History.
Washington County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 24, 2009
2. Washington County Courthouse
(Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
 
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Washington Downtown image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 24, 2009
3. Washington Downtown
From Main and Beau Streets, opposite (east of) courthouse.
Downtown Washington image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 24, 2009
4. Downtown Washington
Looking south on Main Street toward courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,523 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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