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

Monongahela

 
 
Monongahela Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 29, 2011
1. Monongahela Marker
Inscription. Oldest settlement in the valley and transportation center since the days of Devore's Ferry, chartered 1775. Laid out in 1796 as Williamsport. A city since 1873. Here thousands of pioneers began the river journey to the West.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.234′ N, 79° 55.658′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Monongahela Municipal Building. Marker is in this post office area: Monongahela PA 15063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 0.2 miles away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whiskey Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mounds (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.7 miles away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Rabe Manor (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monongahela.
 
Also see . . .
Monongahela Marker on W Main St image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 29, 2011
2. Monongahela Marker on W Main St

1. History of the City of Monongahela. Official Site of the City of Monongahela, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. History of Monongahela City, Pa. Ray's Place local histories. (Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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