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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Bedford in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Transportation History

 
 
Transportation History Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
1. Transportation History Marker
Inscription. Nearby water gaps have made this an important transporation corridor for thousands of years. Native American trails, 18th century military roads, the Pennsylvania Road, the Chambersburg and Bedford Turnpike, the Lincoln Highway, US 30, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike have all followed a similar route along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River between Everett and Bedford.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Highway marker series.
 
Location. 40° 1.49′ N, 78° 27.305′ W. Marker is near Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Fance Lane, on the right when traveling east on Lincoln Highway. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rural Electrification (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bedford Village (approx. 2 miles away); Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 2 miles away); The Lincoln Highway Meets the Superhighway (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fraser Tavern
Transportation History Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
2. Transportation History Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Bedford Village (approx. 2 miles away); Anderson House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
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 383 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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