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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Centre County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Centre County, PA (177) Blair County, PA (99) Clearfield County, PA (65) Clinton County, PA (28) Huntingdon County, PA (83) Mifflin County, PA (44) Union County, PA (80)  CentreCounty(177) Centre County (177)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  ClearfieldCounty(65) Clearfield County (65)  ClintonCounty(28) Clinton County (28)  HuntingdonCounty(83) Huntingdon County (83)  MifflinCounty(44) Mifflin County (44)  UnionCounty(80) Union County (80)
Bellefonte is the county seat for Centre County
Adjacent to Centre County, Pennsylvania
      Blair County (99)  
      Clearfield County (65)  
      Clinton County (28)  
      Huntingdon County (83)  
      Mifflin County (44)  
      Union County (80)  
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1Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — 115 East High Street — 1876
Originally part of Woodring Block Now Attorneys' RowMap (db m176043) HM
2Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Andrew G. Curtin
Governor of Pennsylvania, 1861-67, was born on this site. He brought about the establishment of State Normal Schools; organized the famed Pennsylvania Reserve Corps; obtained funds for the erection of State Orphan Schools.Map (db m65581) HM
3Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Andrew Gregg Curtin — 1815 - 1894
. . . Map (db m134697) HM
4Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Anna Wagner Keichline — (1889 - 1943)
First woman registered as an architect by the state (1920), this Bellefonte native, inventor, Cornell grad & women's suffrage advocate designed numerous buildings, including the Plaza Theatre here. She served as Special Agent, Army Intelligence, . . . Map (db m204704) HM
5Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Bellefonte
Laid out by James Dunlop and James Harris, 1795. Named by Talleyrand for "beautiful fountain". Early center of the iron industry. One-time home of five of Pennsylvania's governors.Map (db m19544) HM
6Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Bellefonte
Laid out by James Dunlop and James Harris, 1795. Named by Talleyrand for "beautiful fountain". Early center of the iron industry. One-time home of five of Pennsylvania's governors.Map (db m19674) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Bellefonte Air Mail Field
The initial stop on the first scheduled west-bound air mail flight was made here by Pilot Leon D. Smith on December 18, 1918. The site for the field was chosen by pioneer aviator Max Miller and was in regular use for air mail until 1925.Map (db m32177) HM
8Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Bellefonte Governors Memorial
To honor the seven governors who at one time lived, worked, and learned in Bellefonte. William Bigler 1813-1880 Gov. Pennsylvania 1852-1854. William F. Packer 1807-1870 Gov. Pennsylvania 1858-1860. John Bigler 1805-1856 . . . Map (db m76792) HM
9Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Bellefonte Governors Memorial — Bellefonte Bicentennial — 1795-1995 —
To honor the seven governors who at one time lived, worked, and learned in Bellefonte Andrew Gregg Curtin 1815 — 1894 Gov. Pennsylvania 1861 — 1866 James A. Beaver 1837 — 1914 Gov. Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m134705) HM
10Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Bellefonte, Centre County ~ Gateway to the Lumber Heritage Region — Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region
Welcome to Bellefonte, the county seat of Centre County and one of the "Gateways" into the Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania. The history of lumbering in Centre County can be divided into four phases. The earliest lumbering operations were . . . Map (db m134708) HM
11Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Benner-Walker-Linn House — 1810
Built by Gen. Philip Benner Ironmaster of Rock ForgeMap (db m190680) HM
12Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Brockerhoff House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1866Map (db m134696) HM
13Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Centre County
Formed on Feb. 13, 1800 from Huntingdon, Mifflin, Lycoming and Northumberland counties. Named for its location in the State, and home of The Pennsylvania State University. Five governors of Pennsylvania lived in Bellefonte, county seat laid out in . . . Map (db m190682) HM
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14Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Centre County Banking Co. Building
Centre County Banking Co. Building Built 1881-82 Attic story and turret added 1891 George W. Tate of Bellefonte, designerMap (db m135733) HM
15Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Centre County Courthouse
Original building erected - 1805. Columned porch added - 1835. Main building reconstructed - 1855. War monument erected - 1906. Rear addition erected - 1910. East edition erected - 1964. Courtyard renovated - 1971.Map (db m76785) HM
16Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Centre County Veterans Memorial
To Those Who Died To Keep The Nation Whole This Memorial Is Dedicated In Grateful Appreciation First Defenders—April 18, 1861, for 3 months. 2nd Reg't. PA. Vols.—April 20, for 3 months. Eagle Guards, Co. H. 4th PA. Three-Months . . . Map (db m134824) WM
17Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Dunlop Street — 1792 — Tara Mazurczyk —
In 1795, much of the land now called Bellefonte was nothing but wilderness. A young man by the name of John Dunlop came here and liked the iron ore in the ground. He went back to Chambersburg, PA, where he was from, and persuaded some of the . . . Map (db m134706) HM
18Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Edward Graham House
c. 1858 Birthplace of sculptor George Grey Bernard (1863-1938)Map (db m134700) HM
19Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Gateway & Destination Locations — Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region
Welcome to the Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania, a celebration of our history, our people, and our forest. From the onset of early exploration and settlement, when the region was blanketed in virgin timber, to the days when streams and . . . Map (db m134712) HM
20Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — James A. "Billboard" Jackson — (1878-1960)
A prominent African American journalist, as editor at Billboard magazine, Jackson promoted black theater during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. He later fostered African American business activities for the US Dept. of Commerce. He was born and raised . . . Map (db m91073) HM
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21Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — John Montgomery Ward — (1860-1925)
Baseball pioneer, born in Bellefonte, grew up here. Played for Providence, N.Y. Giants, Brooklyn, 1878-94. Pitched professional baseball's 2nd perfect game, 1880. Formed first players' union, 1885, & Players' League, 1890. In Baseball Hall of Fame.Map (db m190674) HM
22Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Lucinda Hall — 1873-1963
Honored by the Veterans of Centre County as a true patriot. In sunshine or rain, cold or snow, Lucinda with her flags walked to this station from Bald Eagle Valley to salute the departure of thousands of Centre Countians as they boarded the “New . . . Map (db m190683) WM
23Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Pennsylvania Match Factory
One of the nation's leading producers of wooden matches during the first half of the 20th century; founded 1899 by Bellefonte entrepreneurs. The factory buildings opened in 1900, using the vast resources of the surrounding lumber region. By World . . . Map (db m19588) HM
24Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Petrikin Hall — 1901
Built by the Women's Christian Temperance Union Robert Cole of Bellefonte, designerMap (db m190684) HM
25Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Reynolds Mansion
Reynolds Mansion 1885 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m134702) HM
26Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Reynolds-Lane-Hastings Mansion
Reynolds-Lane-Hastings Mansion c. 1867 / restyled c. 1890 Home of Daniel H. Hastings Governor of PA 1895-1899Map (db m135732) HM
27Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Robert L. Dartt House — Built 1879
Prominent Bellefonte physician from 1875-1895Map (db m190679) HM
28Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — The Cadillac Building
The Cadillac Building was built in 1916 as a car dealership. The building contained a first floor showroom, a second floor auto repair shop and a third floor office and living space. It was designed by Bellefonte architect Anna Keichline when she . . . Map (db m134695) HM
29Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — The Mills Brothers
Grandfather, William H. Mills, a local Jubilee Singer, had a barber shop here, 1871-1931. Father, John H., went to Ohio. Four sons, born there, formed first vocal group to overcome racial barriers, gaining a mass audience. Father was its bass, . . . Map (db m19585) HM
30Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — To All Who Served
We are free because they servedMap (db m134698) WM
31Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — U.S. Airmail Pioneers — Dedicated to — 1918-1927 —
During the first decade of transcontinental airmail, pilots flew over the Alleghenies with a fueling stop in Bellefonte. Unpredictable weather and changing winds cost the lives of 34 valiant young pilots in this most dangerous leg . . . Map (db m144734) HM
32Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Union Cemetery
First burial here as early as 1808. Cemetery chartered in 1856. Here lie three Governors of Pennsylvania and their wives - Andrew Gregg Curtin (1815-1894), who served 1861-67, and Katharine Wilson Curtin (1821-1903); James Addams Beaver . . . Map (db m19586) HM
33Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Veterans' Bridge
Dedicated July 3, 2015 Honoring all who serve To defend and protect Our rights and freedomsMap (db m134704) WM
34Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — W. F. Reynolds and Co. Bank — Built 1887
C. S. Wetzel of Danville, PA, architectMap (db m176118) HM
35Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte — Woodring's Floral Gardens
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1869Map (db m134694) HM
36Pennsylvania, Centre County, Benner Township — Philip Benner
The ironmaster's home was at Rock. Here also were the first forge, 1794, and a nail and slitting mill. A founder of Bellefonte; leader in Centre County affairs until his death in 1832Map (db m91075) HM
37Pennsylvania, Centre County, Boalsburg — Boalsburg
An American village on the National Historic Register Birthplace of Memorial Day The custom of decorating soldiers graves was begun here in October, 1854, by Emma Hunter, Sophie Keller, and Elizabeth Myers. Named for David Boal who settled . . . Map (db m177904) HM
38Pennsylvania, Centre County, Boalsburg — The Birthplace of Memorial Day
Boalsburg, PA October 1864 Lorann Jacobs, SculptorMap (db m177905) HM
39Pennsylvania, Centre County, Boggs Township — Eagle Ironworks
At nearby Curtin, making iron was begun about 1810 by Roland Curtin. The last old-style furnace in the U.S. was in blast here and ceased operation in 1922.Map (db m65594) HM
40Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — Big Ten
On June 4, 1990, the Big Ten Conference admitted Penn State as its eleventh member. Established in 1895 as one of the nation's first intercollegiate athletic organizations, the conference instituted a blueprint for the control and administration of . . . Map (db m65589) HM
41Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — Centre Furnace
Here Colonels John Patton and Samuel Miles operated the first charcoal iron furnace in the region, 1792-1809. Present stack used 1825-1858. In this era Centre County led in the making of Juniata iron.Map (db m52431) HM
42Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — Centre Furnace Mansion
Welcome to Centre Furnace Mansion - birthplace of Penn State University and home of Centre County Historical Society.Map (db m77055) HM
43Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — Champions for Equality
Demonstrating that sport can be a powerful force for social change, Penn State led the way in breaking the color barrier in intercollegiate football in the south. By the players' own decision, the team refused an offer to play a segregated deep . . . Map (db m65590) HM
44Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — John I. Thompson Grain Elevator and Coal Sheds
Erected in 1885 for his son John by Lemont founder Moses Thompson, this complex was a hub of trade for Centre County. Grain was exported and coal imported on the Belle- fonte, Nittany, & Lemont Railroad, later part of the Pennsylvania Railroad, . . . Map (db m65598) HM
45Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — Moses Thompson
Partner in Centre Furnace with James Irvin and instrumental in the selection of the site for the establishment of Penn State on furnace company land. Thompson resided here at the mansion for 49 years and hosted many trustee meetings and college . . . Map (db m52433) HM
46Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — Student Section — The Greatest Show in College Football
With its team in a rare slump, 20,000 students wore white as a show of strength when their Nittany Lions played Purdue on October 9, 2004. The unified student section began a transformation of the game day atmosphere into a force that affected . . . Map (db m135653) HM
47Pennsylvania, Centre County, College Township — We Are Penn State — The Class of 2013 and Fred Lewis Pattee — …nourishing college spirit and loyalty —
From a thunderous chant at a sporting event to a personal greeting on a street in foreign land, We are… Penn State is recognized as a reflection of the pride, spirit and loyalty of past, present and future Penn Staters. The We Are . . . Map (db m135650) HM
48Pennsylvania, Centre County, Gregg Township — Penn's Cave Hotel — 1885
Constructed by Daniel F. Luse of Centre Hall for Jesse and Samuel Long. The structure is classified on the National Register of Historic Places as "a fine example of late nineteenth century rural Pennsylvania architecture.” Overnight guests . . . Map (db m122687) HM
49Pennsylvania, Centre County, Gregg Township — The Legend of Penn's Cave
The Legend of Penn's Cave, as told by Isaac Steele, an aged Seneca Indian, in 1892. In the early eighteenth century, long before settlements reached west of Sudbury, PA, a young Frenchman from Lancaster County, Malachi Boyer, set out to explore . . . Map (db m122700) HM
50Pennsylvania, Centre County, Haines Township — The Aaronsburg Story
Aaron Levy, a Jewish immigrant who founded this village in 1786, donated ground for Lutheran and Reformed congregations here and presented them with a pewter communion set. In remembrance of his generosity, 30,000 people gathered in Aaronsburg on . . . Map (db m91035) HM
51Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 103rd Engineers — 28th Division
. . . Map (db m27779) WM
52Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 103rd Medical Battalion and Regiment
103rd Medical Battalion and Regiment 28th Infantry DivisionMap (db m27452) WM
53Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 107th Field Artillery — 53rd Brigade - 28th Division — American Expeditionary Forces —
(First Plaque):107th United States Field Artillery 53rd Brigade 28th Division American Expeditionary ForcesThis monument was erected by the Veterans Association of the 107th Field Artillery in memory of the faithful sons of Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m27741) HM WM
54Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 108th Field Artillery
(Front):World War I Champagne Oise-Aisne Lorraine Meuse-Argonne Ypres-Lys World War II Normandy Northern France Ardennes Rhineland Central Europe (Back):Organized Dec. 11, 1840 1st Vol. Inf., 102nd of the line 2nd Infantry, Nov. . . . Map (db m27422) WM
55Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 108th Machine Gun Battalion
1918 108th Machine Gun Battalion Chapagne Marne Aisne Marne Oise Aisne Meuse ArgoneMap (db m27453) WM
56Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 109th Infantry Regiment — Twenty-Eighth Division
(Front):109th United States Infantry Twenty-Eighth Division "They Preserved the Nation" Service in World War I Champagne-Marne Champagne • Aisne-Marne Oise-Aisne • Lorraine Meuse-Argonne Service in World War II Normandy • Ardennes . . . Map (db m27751) WM
57Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 109th Machine Gun Battalion
(Front):One Hundred Ninth Machine Gun Battalion Twenty Eight Division Hq Co. Allentown A Co. Lancaster B Co. Columbia C Co. Allentown D Co. Lebanon Major John W. Foos, commander They belong to history Killed in Action Lieutenants . . . Map (db m27455) WM
58Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 110th Infantry Regiment
110th Infantry Twenty-eighth DivisionMap (db m27528) WM
59Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 111th Infantry Regiment
(Front):In remembrance of those members of this Regiment who lost their lives defending their country's honor fighting against tyranny and for justice and liberty of all nations, the weak as well as the mighty 111th Infantry 1917 - 6th . . . Map (db m27436) WM
60Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 112th Infantry Regiment — Twenty-Eighth Division
(Front):112th Infantry Twenty Eighth Division Forever Honored Forever Mourned For God and Country (Back):Dedicated to the honor of the men who served in this regiment Civil War Spanish American War Mexican Border Service World War . . . Map (db m27327) WM
61Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 112th Machine Gun Company
(Front):In Memoriam to the men who served in the 112th Machine Gun Co. 28th Division 1917 - 1919 (Back):112th Machine Gun Co. Campaigns Dates - 1918 Champagne June 28 - July 14 Champagne-Marne July 15-July 18 Aisne-Marne July 19 - . . . Map (db m27308) WM
62Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 28th Division Shrine
Dedicated to heroic dead of Pennsylvania's famed 28th in two world wars. The Division was created Sept., 1917. The Shrine was founded by Col. Theodore Boal and made a State memorial in 1932Map (db m19339) HM
63Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — 28th Signal Battalion
Dedicated to the honor and the men and women of the 28th Signal Battalion and the lineage organizations 103rd Field Signal Battalion 28th Signal Company They have proudly served since 1908 demonstrating skills as soldiers and communicators during . . . Map (db m27755) WM
64Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — Coshocton Train Wreck — 109th Field Artillery
(Lower Plaque)In loving memory of the 33 men of the 109th Field Artillery killed in the train wreck Sept. 11, 1950 in Coshocton, Ohio (Upper Plaque Listing Names): Capt. Arthur J. Thomas Warrant Officers Wm. M. Wellington - . . . Map (db m27777) HM
65Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — Headquarters Troop 28th Division — Home Station, Sunbury, Pa.
Memorial to the men who served with this organization and to those who gave their lives while in service during the First World WarMap (db m27304) WM
66Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — Honoring the 28th
In 1919, the Boal Troop dedicated a monument to their fallen comrades, elsewhere on Col. Boal's estate. In the 1920s, other units of the 28th Infantry Division erected memorials in this area and began referring to it as the "Shrine." By 1971, . . . Map (db m27456) HM
67Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — M114A2 Towed 155mm Howitzer — Pennsylvania Military Museum
The M114A2 howitzer, introduced in 1942 as the M1, served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam with the Army and Marine Corps. It also served with the National Guard into the 1980s. Its 11-man crew could fire forty rounds per hour, lobbing each . . . Map (db m20350) HM
68Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — M4A1(76)W General Sherman Tank — Pennsylvania Military Museum
Nearly 50,000 M4 Sherman tanks saw service in all theaters of World War II and in Korea. They served as the main battle tank of the United States Army and Marine Corps. Pennsylvania foundries in Coraopolis, Eddystone, Lebanon, Sharon, Bernham, . . . Map (db m20310) HM
69Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — M59 Armored Personnel Carrier — Pennsylvania Military Museum
Open topped half-track personnel carriers in use during World War II did not adequately protect occupants from small arms fire and shrapnel. The U.S. Army developed APCs, or armored personnel carriers, to solve the problem. These sturdy vehicles . . . Map (db m20246) HM
70Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — M60A3 Tank — Pennsylvania Military Museum
No tank performed longer than the M60 series. First introduced in 1961, the M60 series, with its advanced weapon control and mighty engine, served under the administrations of nine U.S. Presidents. The brawny tank's thick armor eventually . . . Map (db m20427) HM
71Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — Ordnance QF, 4.5-inch Howitzer Mark II — Pennsylvania Military Museum
British commanders who has fought in the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 to 1903, were impressed with the success of the enemy's howitzers. After five years, the British army approved its own new howitzer. The 4.5-inch howitzers remained in . . . Map (db m20208) HM
72Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — The 28th Division Infantry
This place of remembrance honors 28th Division veterans of World Wars I and II. The grounds of the Shrine and the park surrounding it once belonged to the estate of Colonel Theodore Davis Boal (1867-1938). Convinced that the United States would . . . Map (db m27752) HM
73Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — The Boal Troop
The Boal Troop was accepted as a provisional unit of the Pennsylvania National Guard, the Machine Gun Troop of the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry. The troop first served in Texas, protecting the border against possible Mexican aggression In April . . . Map (db m27754) HM
74Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — The Pennsylvania Military Museum / 28th Infantry Division Shrine
(Left Wing): The Pennsylvania Military Museum The Pennsylvania Military Museum honors the Commonwealth's military men and women past and present. It preserves the history of their significant service to the state and the nation through . . . Map (db m27776) HM
75Pennsylvania, Centre County, Harris Township — Twin 40mm Self-propelled Gun, M42A1 Duster — Pennsylvania Military Museum
By the time the M42 "Duster" anti-aircraft weapon system was deployed in 1953, the Soviet Union had developed high-speed aircraft that were too fast for the Duster to track. The Duster, however, found its role in the dense jungles of Vietnam. Its . . . Map (db m27813) HM
76Pennsylvania, Centre County, Howard Township — Warriors Path
Paths from all parts of the Six Nations country converged at Great Island. Thence the Warriors Path ran up this valley to Bald Eagle''s Nest, now Milesburg; then on south toward the Carolinas.Map (db m65602) HM
77Pennsylvania, Centre County, Howard Township — William F. Packer — Reported missing
The newspaper editor and publisher, and Governor of the Commonwealth, 1858-61, was born April 2, 1807, in a house which stood nearby. He died, 1870, in Williamsport and is chiefly remembered for his interest in improved transportation facilities.Map (db m65603) HM
78Pennsylvania, Centre County, Liberty Township — Great Shamokin Path
The Indian highway from Shamokin, now Sunbury, to Kittanning, left the Bald Eagle Valley to follow Marsh Creek and Little Marsh Creek. It crossed the Allegheny Mt. by way of Snow Shoe and Moshannon.Map (db m65597) HM
79Pennsylvania, Centre County, Miles Township — On This Spot was Mustered
On This Spot was Mustered Co.A. 148th Regt. P.V.I. Aug 25th 1862. Original Company Captain. Forester, Robert H. First Lieutenants Bierly, Wesley W.; Spangler, Simon M.; Wolf, Simon S. Second Lieutenants Burkert, Erastus J.; Jones, Jared . . . Map (db m122637) HM WM
80Pennsylvania, Centre County, Milesburg — Bald Eagle's Nest
A Delaware Indian village named for a noted Munsee chief Woapalanne or "Bald Eagle." Located at union of Spring and Bald Eagle Creeks. From here raids on the frontier were made in Revolutionary days.Map (db m65587) HM
81Pennsylvania, Centre County, Patton Township — Scotia
Two miles southwest of here, an iron center called Scotia was established by Andrew Carnegie in 1881. Here houses were erected, a railroad built, and machinery set up. Some physical traces of the center have remained.Map (db m65600) HM
82Pennsylvania, Centre County, Philipsburg — Halehurst
An Englishman's country estate known previously as Moshannon Hall, built in 1813 by Hardman Philips, brother of Henry Philipsburg's founder in 1797. The house includes 25 rooms and 13 fireplaces.Map (db m60121) HM
83Pennsylvania, Centre County, Philipsburg — Indian Paths
The Warriors Mark Path intersected the Bald Eagle Path at about this point, then proceeded north to join the Great Shamokin Path, east of Chinklacamoose (Clearfield). The Warriors (Mark) Path came north from Cumberland, Maryland, and the Bald Eagle . . . Map (db m177017) HM
84Pennsylvania, Centre County, Philipsburg — John Henry Simler House — 1807 — Oldest remaining structure in Philipsburg Pennsylvania —
Has served as a home, shoe repair shop, school, bakery and tavern. John Henry Simler built a 20’ X 24’ log cabin with in-door stairways to the fruit cellar, second floor and attic. Luxury items included the attic window and panes of glass in all . . . Map (db m162025) HM
85Pennsylvania, Centre County, Philipsburg — Philipsburg
"In 1797, to a wilderness of trees 150 feet tall. Clear streams, wild beasts, and friendly Cornplanter Indians, came 12 families who accepted Henry Philips' offer of free land. Here they built Mashannon Town, now Philipsburg.Map (db m60122) HM
86Pennsylvania, Centre County, Philipsburg — Union Church
Built of logs in 1820 by Philipsburg pioneers to serve as school and place of worship for all faiths. Remodeled in 1842, church is outstanding example of simplified American Gothic architecture.Map (db m60120) HM
87Pennsylvania, Centre County, Port Matilda — Port Matilda Cemetery — Circa 1800
The Presbyterian Church was on this site from 1859 to 2007 and the earliest cemetery was referred to as the Presbyterian Cemetery. Ground was donated to expand by Peter Bubb Woodring in 1946 and Charles Zendt in 1985. Frances Hoover and . . . Map (db m134782) HM
88Pennsylvania, Centre County, Port Matilda — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to Veterans from Port Matilda area who served in the Armed Forces during war and peace time.Map (db m134781) WM
89Pennsylvania, Centre County, Potter Township — Potter's Fort
Built 1777 by Gen. James Potter. A stockaded fort refuge for the settlers of the valley region. The site is on the nearby rise.Map (db m19542) HM
90Pennsylvania, Centre County, Rebersburg — Rebersburg Veterans Memorial
Map (db m177930) WM
91Pennsylvania, Centre County, Rush Township — Antes
A ghost town at the Black Moshannon Crossing on the Philadelphia to Erie Turnpike. The Turnpike opened to traffic in 1821. This area became one of the largest lumbering operations in Pennsylvania. It had a post office named Antes and a school . . . Map (db m179059) HM
92Pennsylvania, Centre County, Rush Township — Plumbe Forge
About six-tenths mile north are the remains of the forge built by Dr. John Plumbe in 1828. Here, "blooms" were made from pig iron carried from the Bald Eagle Valley by mule. Costs of hauling products to the Pennsylvania Canal caused the forge to . . . Map (db m65599) HM
93Pennsylvania, Centre County, Snow Shoe — Discover Elk Scenic Drive
our history There's no telling exactly how many elk once roamed free throughout Pennsylvania. From the Allegheny National Forest to Kettle Creek State Park, the loud bugles of the male bulls could be heard calling the female cows to mate. . . . Map (db m206302) HM
94Pennsylvania, Centre County, Snow Shoe — Keystone Shortway
6 miles east, a mountain was moved to avoid steep grades. Biggest earth-moving project in state history PennDOT 9-17-70Map (db m206294) HM
95Pennsylvania, Centre County, State College — "Lincoln Hall" — State College Historic Site
This circa 1910 structure was a rooming house for African American male students at the Pennsylvania State College from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Known as Lincoln Hall, it was the center for black life at that time The six- to . . . Map (db m135647) HM
96Pennsylvania, Centre County, State College — Ag Experiment Station
Ag Experiment Station was housed here beginning in 1889. Following passage of the Hatch Act, which made ongoing federal funds available for the first time. To support agriculture research at universities. Scientific studies here and at other . . . Map (db m134716) HM
97Pennsylvania, Centre County, State College — Ag Hill
Ag Hill became the center of agricultural research and instruction at Penn State in the 1800s with the founding of the Experiment Station, followed over the next 25 years by three nearby buildings and the Armsby Calorimeter. With its . . . Map (db m134718) HM
98Pennsylvania, Centre County, State College — American Elms
Lining the mall are part of an early campus landscaping plan that called for trees and other plantings to be used as an arboretum for teaching and research purposes. While age and disease have taken their toll, Penn State still has one of the . . . Map (db m135739) HM
99Pennsylvania, Centre County, State College — American Literature
With the arrival in 1894 of Fred Lewis Pattee, for whom Pattee Library is named, Penn State became one of the earliest centers for American Literature Studies—at the time a controversial departure from English Literature. A pioneering scholar . . . Map (db m134775) HM
100Pennsylvania, Centre County, State College — Armory
Near this site from 1982 to 1964 stood the Armory which symbolized Penn State's Land-Grant Act commitment to offer military training as part of the nation's tradition of the citizen-soldier. Before World War I, participation in the Cadet Corps was . . . Map (db m134751) HM

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