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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, July 24, 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° 12.364′ N, 79° 56.385′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Dry Run Road (Pennsylvania Route 136) and Chess Street, on the left when traveling south on Dry Run Road. Touch for map. Located in a small roadside park. 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. Jackie Ormes (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. half a mile away); The Mounds (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.7 miles away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. one mile away); Whiskey Point (approx. one mile away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cincinnati Mine Disaster (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monongahela.
 
Also see . . .
Monongahela Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Monongahela Marker
 City of Monongahela PA. Official Site (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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