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

Bedford Village

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
1. Bedford Village Marker
Inscription. Settled about 1750, known then as Raystown. Site of an early trade post and Fort Bedford, 1758. Base for Forbes, Bouquet expeditions. In 1794 Washington here reviewed forces in Whiskey Rebellion.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.525′ N, 78° 30.157′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Business U.S. 220 and Broad Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 220Business . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grist Millstone (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fraser Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anderson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Espy House (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); "King's House" (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Tablet Marks The Site of Fort Bedford (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Old Bedford Village. (Submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Bedford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
2. Bedford Village Marker
Looking south on US 220
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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