Near Ligonier in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 15.829′ N, 79° 16.795′ W. Marker is near Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Idlewild Road, on the right when traveling east on Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Located at the exit of Idlewild Park. Marker is in this post office area: Ligonier PA 15658, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Picture Yourself on the Lincoln Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Idlewild In 1938 - The Rollo Coaster Opens (approx. ¼ mile away); Philadelphia Tobaggan Company Carousel Number 83 (approx. ¼ mile away); Idlewild Park Depot / Smallest Train Station Railroad Signs (approx. ¼ mile away); Road versus Rail (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ligonier Depot (approx. 2.3 miles away); Roadside Enterprise (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ligonier.
Also see . . . Idlewild and SoakZone website. (Submitted on October 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
1. Dedicated on October 6, 2012
My wife and I attended the dedication ceremony, and despite the slight drizzle and early fall weather, it was a nice event. Stories and remarks were made by; Jeffrey S. Croushore (Sales & Public Relations Manager, Idlewild & SoakZone), David Hahner, Nominator (Historian, American Coaster Enthusiasts), and Jean Craige Pepper (Commissioner, PA Historical & Museum Commission) followed by the unveiling by Brandon Leonatti, General Manager.
— Submitted October 6, 2012, 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 October 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.