Near Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Escape of Freedom Seekers Patrick and Abraham
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 17.679′ N, 78° 52.153′ W. Marker is near Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Bedford Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 756) and Lamberd Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Bedford Avenue. Touch for map. Located in the Geistown section of Johnstown. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15909, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chapin Arch (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. John Cathedral (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Cambria A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tribune Building (approx. 3.3 miles Sgt. John T. Boxler (approx. 3.3 miles away); Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (approx. 3.3 miles away); Johnstown Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Joseph Johns (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
More about this marker. The marker dedication ceremony was held Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 6, 7. submitted on June 16, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.