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

Home of Colonel William Crawford

 
 
Home of Colonel William Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Stern, June 28, 2014
1. Home of Colonel William Crawford Marker
Inscription.
Home of
Colonel William Crawford
1766 to 1782
Pioneer-Patriot-Civil Servant
Reconstructed in 1976 by

Connellsville Area Historical Society
and
Fayette County Commissioners

 
Erected 1976 by Connellsville Area Historical Society and Fayette County Commissioners.
 
Location. 40° 1.222′ N, 79° 36.036′ W. Marker is in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Seventh St. and Torrence Ave. on N. Seventh St.. Touch for map. The marker is attached to the front of the cabin. The cabin is located in the Yough River Park along the Great Allegheny Passage trail, 50 yards west of the corner of N. 7th St. and Torrence Ave. Approximately 10 yards to the west of the cabin is the Braddock's Twelfth Camp marker. Marker is in this post office area: Connellsville PA 15425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Braddock's Twelfth Camp (a few steps from this marker); Colonel William Crawford (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Wells (about 700 feet away); Connellsville
Cabin, facing NW, on the bank of the Youghiogheny River. image. Click for full size.
By Jay Stern, August 10, 2014
2. Cabin, facing NW, on the bank of the Youghiogheny River.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Connellsville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chestnut Ridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Connellsville Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War II Connellsville Canteen (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Connellsville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Home of Colonel William Crawford, with Braddock's 12th Camp marker to the right. image. Click for full size.
By Jay Stern, August 10, 2014
3. Home of Colonel William Crawford, with Braddock's 12th Camp marker to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2014, by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2014, by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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