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Near West Elizabeth in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Yohogania Courthouse

 
 
Yohogania Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. Yohogania Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Governmental and judicial center for Yohogania, a county erected by Virginia in asserting its claim to western Pennsylvania from 1777 to 1780. The site is on the hilltop opposite.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.691′ N, 79° 54.699′ W. Marker is near West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on 5th Street (Pennsylvania Route 837) 0.3 miles east of Glass House Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Elizabeth PA 15088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongahela River Navigation System (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elizabeth (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Cox or Coxes Station (approx. 2.9 miles away); James Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 3 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 4 miles away); Monongahela (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Government
 
Yohogania Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Yohogania Courthouse Marker
Looking north on PA 837
Yohogania Courthouse Survey image. Click for full size.
By William Crawford, circa 1882
3. Yohogania Courthouse Survey
From History of Washington County Draft of Surveys made upon the Virginia Settlement. Cetificates by Colonel William Crawford, as County Surveyor of Yohogania County in 1780.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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