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

Fayette County

 
 
Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Fayette County Marker
Inscription. Formed September 26, 1783 from Westmoreland County. Named for the Marquis de Lafayette. Among the French and Indian War sites here is Fort Necessity. The county seat, Uniontown, was incorporated 1796. On the National Road, eventually US Route 40.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 54.091′ N, 79° 43.396′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from East Main Street (U.S. 40). Touch for map. Located at the County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Finley (approx. 0.2 miles away); George C. Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old West School House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Uniontown (approx. 1.2 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Gaddis (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .
Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Fayette County Marker
At the Fayette County Courthouse

1. Fayette County Pennsylvania. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fayette County - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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