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

Augusta Town

 
 
Augusta Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
1. Augusta Town Marker
Inscription. Here met, in August 1776, under Virginia’s claim to western Pennsylvania, the first court west of the Monongahela River. The site is a mile south and marked by a monument.
 
Erected 1947 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.092′ N, 80° 18.968′ W. Marker is near Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on U.S. 40 west of Mounts Road and McKee Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wolff’s Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); National Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); “S” Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Holmes McGuffey (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Yohogania, Virginia’s Lost County. Entry in Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on January 17, 2007.) 

2. Augusta Town - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Augusta Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Augusta Town Marker
Augusta Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, July 15, 2012
3. Augusta Town Marker
Regrettably, roadside markers often end up like this. Hopefully, someone has notified PennDOT.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,459 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 15, 2012, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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