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

Johnston Tavern

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
1. Johnston Tavern Marker
Inscription. Kept by Arthur Johnston; licensed in 1827. Present building erected in 1831. Served travelers on the Pittsburgh-Mercer road, and stood conveniently near Springfield Furnace, in operation after 1837.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 8.999′ N, 80° 13.4′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Perry Highway (U.S. 19) and Dydeks Lane, on the right when traveling south on Perry Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1561 Perry Highway, Volant PA 16156, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Neshannock Potato (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Mercer Soldiers Orphans School (approx. 5.4 miles away); General Hugh Mercer (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mercer County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Westminster College (approx. 6 miles away); East Diamond (approx. 6 miles away); West Diamond (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cunningham Memorial Park (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
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Johnston Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2011
2. Johnston Tavern Marker
Johnston Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 3, 2008
3. Johnston Tavern Marker
Photo taken looking north on Route 19, Rachel's Restaurant is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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