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

Bedford Village

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
1. Bedford Village Marker
Inscription. Settled about 1750, known then as Raystown. Site of an early trade post and Fort Bedford, 1758. Base for Forbes, Bouquet expeditions. In 1794 Washington here reviewed forces in Whiskey Rebellion.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.115′ N, 78° 29.483′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Pitt Street and East Penn Street, on the right when traveling west on East Pitt Street. 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 walking distance of this marker. Rural Electrification (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fraser Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Anderson House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Espy House (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); "King's House" (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Tablet Marks The Site of Fort Bedford (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Elm Tree Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Bedford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Bedford Village Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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