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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greene County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Greene 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> Greene County, PA (90) Fayette County, PA (212) Washington County, PA (343) Marshall County, WV (48) Monongalia County, WV (217) Wetzel County, WV (13)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)  FayetteCounty(212) Fayette County (212)  WashingtonCounty(343) Washington County (343)  MarshallCountyWest Virginia(48) Marshall County (48)  MonongaliaCounty(217) Monongalia County (217)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)
Waynesburg is the county seat for Greene County
Adjacent to Greene County, Pennsylvania
      Fayette County (212)  
      Washington County (343)  
      Marshall County, West Virginia (48)  
      Monongalia County, West Virginia (217)  
      Wetzel County, West Virginia (13)  
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1Pennsylvania, Greene County, Brave — Veterans Memorial
Honoring The Members of Brave Community Who Served in the Armed Forces World War I Blue, Melbourne L. • Cox, Arthur • Cox, E. Lee • Cox, Mike • Cumberledge, Fred R. • Cumberledge, George F. • Cumberledge, Harold L. . . . Map (db m196759) WM
2Pennsylvania, Greene County, Carmichaels — Carmichaels Borough School Bell
Carmichaels Borough School Bell 1893 - 1966 Donated to the Greene Academy of Art by the Carmichaels Borough School Reunion CommitteeMap (db m180347) HM
3Pennsylvania, Greene County, Carmichaels — Greene Academy
Established in 1810 by Act of Legislature. Was aided by State grant of $2000 and public subscriptions. Until 1860, a leading academy west of the mts. Old building, no longer used for a school, is northeast of here, on Market St.Map (db m175005) HM
4Pennsylvania, Greene County, Carmichaels — Greene Academy — 1790 - 1810
Listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m180316) HM
5Pennsylvania, Greene County, Carmichaels — Laurel Point Cemetery
U.S. Army Company C 1st Battalion 77th Armour Regiment 1st Infantry Division This memorial is dedicated in memory of Spc. Gregory A. Cox, who like many others, gave the ultimate sacrifice during Operation Iraqi Freedom, on . . . Map (db m180337) WM
6Pennsylvania, Greene County, Carmichaels — Major James Carmichael — Died 1796
Founder of Carmichaels Buried at this siteMap (db m180283) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Greene County, Carmichaels — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in memory and honor of the men and women of Carmichaels and Cumberland Twp. who served their country to preserve us a free nation If other eyes grow dull and other hands slack and other hearts cold in the solemn trust, ours shall keep . . . Map (db m180378) WM
8Pennsylvania, Greene County, Center Township — Rogersville — Waynesburg-6 —
Named for John Rodgers early settler Founded 1807Map (db m196492) HM
9Pennsylvania, Greene County, Clarksville — Clarksville Area Veterans Monument — Honoring Those Who Served
(Names not transcribed)Map (db m181155) WM
10Pennsylvania, Greene County, Crucible — Crucible World War II Honor Roll
Dedicated to all those who have served All Veterans of past, present and future Defending our Nation's freedom WW II/UNKNOWN • KOREA • VIETNAM • GULF WAR • IRAQMap (db m202161) WM
11Pennsylvania, Greene County, Cumberland Township — Birthplace of Albert Baird Cummins
1850 - 1926 United States Senator from Iowa 1908. Governor of Iowa 1901- 1908. In memory of an illustrious son of Greene Co, PA.Map (db m176482) HM
12Pennsylvania, Greene County, Cumberland Township — Honorary Emblem
This emblem was donated in honor of Cpl John W Dodds a member of the 3838 QM (GS) company who was killed in 1944 during WW II. His sister Anne Mae Dodds Lutes saw him when he left for boot camp after which he went straight over . . . Map (db m180296) WM
13Pennsylvania, Greene County, Cumberland Township — New Providence Presbyterian Church
1776 ☆ 1945 In Honor of Those Who Served in All Wars ☆ Paid the Supreme Sacrifice ☆ (Names Listed for soldiers who served in World War II, World War I, Spanish War, Civil War, War of 1812 and the Revolutionary . . . Map (db m180627) WM
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14Pennsylvania, Greene County, Dunkard Township — Veterans Memorial — 1941 - 1945
In Honor of all those who Served in the Armed Forces In Memory of our President • • • Franklin D. Roosevelt Brown, Chester V. • Brozik, Michael V. • Franks, Jesse L. • Handy, Wilbur D. • Kavlik, David A. • Miller, Clell • Nevedale, Mike S. . . . Map (db m173663) WM
15Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — A Family Proud To Serve
United States Army S.Q. Bedsworth • S. Sgt. Scott A. Blair II • Lt. Scott A. Blair • S. Sgt. Andrew RameasMap (db m180581) WM
16Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — Greene County Salute To Veterans — In Honor Of Those Who Served
(Names Listed on Four Panels)Map (db m180798) WM
17Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — Jack R. Beabout
In Memory of JACK R. BEABOUT US Navy Korean War • USS George RandallMap (db m180794) WM
18Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — The Mooney Brothers
John W. Mooney - U.S. Navy Seabees - WWII and Korean War C. Kenneth Mooney - U.S. Army - WWII Willliam S. Mooney - U.S. Army - Korean War Charles E. Mooney - U.S. ArmyMap (db m180676) WM
19Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — The Stewart Brothers
John Barr "Buddy" Stewart - U.S. Army Alan Dale "Doodlebug" Stewart - U.S. Navy Loye Gale "Tudy" Stewart – U.S. Army Earl Lynn "Inny" Stewart - U.S. ArmyMap (db m180618) WM
20Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — These Gave All — WW I Greene County
John Goslin Areford • Joseph Horner Bissett • Bert Buchanan • John D. Caldwell • Harold Thomas Carey • Hallie Jackson Closser • John Courtwright • Thomas E. Crayne • James Frederick Creel • Albert Davis • Harry Dunn • Daniel Goodwin . . . Map (db m180411) WM
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21Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — Veterans Memorial
We sit here in honor of our VeteransMap (db m180489) WM
22Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — Veterans Memorial
United States Army Charles Pick Wilson • David R. Wilson • Harry T. Moore United States Navy Don Shultz • Bill Shultz • Eddie Shultz • Frederick E. Wilson • Gary A. Wilson Jr. • Daniel Fuller United States Air . . . Map (db m180506) WM
23Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — Veterans Memorial
UNITED STATES ARMY G. Russell Haines Constabulary WWII 1945-1947 Robert M. Lemley WWII 1945-1947 Donald R. Pyle Korea 1952-1953 John Lewellen WWII Kenneth D. Haines Vietnam 1968-1969 UNITED STATES . . . Map (db m180712) WM
24Pennsylvania, Greene County, Franklin Township — Veterans Memorial
UNITED STATES ARMY Terry L. Hoyle II George E. Hoyle Jr. George Balsinger Jr. UNITED STATES NAVY Willliam Balsinger Rick E. Black UNITED STATES AIR FORCE Terry L. Hoyle Robert Eisiminger UNITED . . . Map (db m180774) WM
25Pennsylvania, Greene County, Garards Fort — Corbly Massacre Monument
To symbolize the tragic massacre of the John Corbly family on this approximate site on Sunday morning May 10, 1782Map (db m195807) HM
26Pennsylvania, Greene County, Garards Fort — Fort Garard
Built about 1774, east of this marker, 160 rods. The Corbly Massacre, took place 49 rods north, May 10, 1782.Map (db m195708) HM
27Pennsylvania, Greene County, Garards Fort — Goshen Baptist Church
Constituted 1776. Rev. Jno. Corbly Pastor until 1803. 1st brick house 1843 Rebuilt 1868. Remodeled 1902.Map (db m195658) HM
28Pennsylvania, Greene County, Garards Fort — Greene Township Veterans Memorial
Revolutionary War • War of 1812 • Civil War • Spanish American War • World War I • World War II • Korean War • Vietnam WarMap (db m196045) WM
29Pennsylvania, Greene County, Garards Fort — In Remembrance of John Corbly and Family
Soldier • Legislator • Draftsman • Patriot • Minister Born Feb. 23, 1733 near London, England Died June 9, 1803 Garard's Fort, PA. Emigrated to Philadelphia 1747 Moved to Virginia 1751 Tutored and converted by Rev. John Garard . . . Map (db m196144) HM
30Pennsylvania, Greene County, Gilmore Township — Historical Village of Hero Named in Honor of Private Jesse Taylor — Co. F 7th Vol Infantry Regiment WVA
Side A photos of John Taylor Sr-Revoluntionary War/Mary "Kiser" Taylor-Believed to Be/Pvt Jesse Taylor-Hero/Hero Post Office 1899-1917 The village of Hero was originally located on the land where this sign proudly stands. Today Hero is . . . Map (db m171818) HM
31Pennsylvania, Greene County, Gilmore Township — Jesse Taylor — Private, Company F, 7th Regiment, W.V. Volunteer Infantry
Jesse Taylor, Priv. Co. F, 7th Regt. W.Va. Vol. Infy., Aged 21 yrs. and 1 mon. First soldier killed from Greene Co. Pa. in the War of the Rebellion at Romney W.Va. Oct 26, 1861. Erected in his memory by his comrades S.W. Gilmore; G.W. . . . Map (db m39358) HM
32Pennsylvania, Greene County, Gray Township — Graysville Community Honor Roll — ★ —
World War I Oliver Craig • Meek Conkey • Herald Ealy • Denny Fordyce • Orien M. Fox • J. Arlie Fox • Arno S. McClellan • Stephen E. Mitchell • William Moniger • Harland Rush • Ernest McClellan • Hallie Minton . . . Map (db m196491) WM
33Pennsylvania, Greene County, Gray Township — Graysville, PA.
Approximately 100 yards Northeast is former site of Fort Enoch built by Henry Enoch Senior son of Enoch Enix circa 1767 for protection against Indians. Pioneer David Gray for whom this village is named, tomahawked a homestead of 2174 A. here . . . Map (db m56950) HM
34Pennsylvania, Greene County, Gray Township — The Church - "New Brick"
The Church Unity Presbyterian Church, "Mother Presbyterian Church of Greene County, Pennsylvania" was organized August 27, 1814 at home of David Gray under direction of Reverend John Anderson and Reverend Joseph Stevenson, appointed by . . . Map (db m167091) HM
35Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greene Township — Garard's Fort
Site of frontier refuge in Revolutionary War. Station of a small detachment of Virginia militia in 1977, when this area was claimed as part of Monongalia County, Virginia. Near here, on May 12, 1782, the wife and three children of the noted Baptist . . . Map (db m56949) HM
36Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greene Township — Garard's Fort
Site of frontier refuge in Revolutionary War; station in 1777 of small detachment of Virginia militia. Near here, on Sunday, May 12, 1782, Indians killed the wife and three children of Rev. John Corbley, a Baptist minister.Map (db m102048) HM
37Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greene Township — Rev. John Corbley — (1733 - 1803)
A noted Baptist minister serving area congregations, Corbley was among some 150 men arrested by federal troops on the “Dreadful Night" of November 13, 1794. A vocal opponent of the excise tax on whiskey, he was the area’s best known participant in . . . Map (db m47891) HM
38Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greene Township — 224 — White Covered Bridge
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m209764) HM
39Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greensboro — Greensboro
On a site originally called "Delight" by Mingo Indians, Greensboro was founded by Elias Stone in 1790. It became prominent as a frontier-era industrial hub with Albert Gallatin's Glassworks and a number of pottery factories, and later as a . . . Map (db m69904) HM
40Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greensboro — Old Glassworks
On this site, the first glass factory west of the Monongahela River was established in 1805 through the stimulating influence of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson. Glass was made here until 1849.Map (db m56955) HM
41Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greensboro — Potters Park
Early in the Nineteenth Century, Gifted German Potters settled in Greensboro, near the River. They learned to turn the gray Clay they found under their feet Into useful blue-gray containers, And jugs for storing butter, Cheese and pickled . . . Map (db m173683) HM
42Pennsylvania, Greene County, Greensboro — Veterans Memorial
"Dedicated in memory and in honor of the brave men and women of Greensboro and Monongahela township who served their country in all the wars"Map (db m173625) WM
43Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson — Jefferson
Named for Thomas Jefferson Founded 1776Map (db m202727) HM
44Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson — John Rex Farm
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m202668) HM
45Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson — Monongahela College
This was first Baptist college in western Pennsylvania. It was begun by Ten Mile Baptist Association in 1867, opened in 1869, and in 1871 chartered by legislature. Operated 1869-1888; reopened 1890 and finally closed 1894. College building, erected . . . Map (db m56953) HM
46Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson Township — River Barges
River Highways Before roads, rivers were the highways of the world which allowed people to travel and transport goods. A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built primarily for transport of bulk goods on rivers and canals. Barges may be . . . Map (db m181901) HM
47Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson Township — Site of First Court in Greene County
Site of First Court Held in Green County 1797 Map (db m180204) HM
48Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson Township — Veterans Memorial
CIVIL WAR Samuel Smith • James Long • Lot L. Rich • Baldwin Weaver • Andrew J. Frakes • Willliam M. Frakes WW I James W. Rush • Albert Weingart • William H. Zimmers • A. David Sharpnack • Anson D. Rush • Silva E. . . . Map (db m180310) WM
49Pennsylvania, Greene County, Jefferson Township — Watershed
Watershed A watershed is a geographic area that water moves towards a common water body. Several things determine a watershed and what a watershed looks like. These include the unique geography and topography of an area, networks of . . . Map (db m181370) HM
50Pennsylvania, Greene County, Monongahela Township — In Memory of Cols. John & William Minor
Soldiers in the Revolutionary War. Among the first settlers in this section of PennsylvaniaMap (db m173619) HM
51Pennsylvania, Greene County, Perry Township — Civil War Monument — 1861 - 1865
(west face) Erected by Jesse Taylor Post, G.A.R., In memory of our comrades. Gettysburg (south face) M.N. Ramer, Henry Dean, Sr., E.T Stewart, J. Headley, T. Lemley, Henry Dean, Jr., S.H. Rose, L. Chisler, . . . Map (db m173809) WM
52Pennsylvania, Greene County, Perry Township — Veterans Memorial
In honor of all Veterans who served our country from the Mt. Morris areaMap (db m173613) WM
53Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — 12 — Bituminous Coal
Bituminous Coal Also known as Black Coal, it is an organic sedimentary rock formed by metamorphic compression of peat bog material. Bituminous coal in the United States is between 100 and 300 million years old. It was formed during . . . Map (db m182137) HM
54Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Coke & Coke Ovens
Coke Coke is a gray, hard and porous fuel with a high carbon content and few impurities. It is used as a fuel and as a reducing agent in smelting iron ore in a blast furnace. The carbon monoxide produced by its combustion reduces iron . . . Map (db m182162) HM
55Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Dilworth Mine
First Commercial Coal Mine "Commercial" coal mining in Greene County began in 1902 when the Dilworth Coal Company produced 36,400 tons of Pittsburgh coal from its mine at Rices Landing on the Monongahela River. This appears to be the . . . Map (db m181902) HM
56Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Foundry
W. A. Young Machine Shop and Foundry was started and owned by W. A. Young in 1900. The building still maintains the original tools and machinery which are driven completely by belts. It operated from 1900 to 1969 repairing and making parts for . . . Map (db m181172) HM
57Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Gateway Mine
Edward Mine to Emerald Mine When the mine first opened in 1921, it was known as the Edward Mine and was located near Clarksville and operated by the Chartiers Southern Coal Company. In 1923, the company constructed the initial 70 houses . . . Map (db m181680) HM
58Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Isaac Hewitt Pottery
This establishment was also known as the Excelsior Works. Although production figures for Hewitt's plant do not appear until 1870, he was paying taxes on a lot (and one cow) as early as 1865 and was probably turning pottery soon thereafter. Hewitt . . . Map (db m181349) HM
59Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Monongahela River
River Formation Prior to the glaciers (more than 780,000 years ago), the ancestral Monongahela River flowed from present day north central West Virginia across Pennsylvania and northwest Ohio. Extensive ice sheets dammed the old north . . . Map (db m181426) HM
60Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — 13 — Pittsburgh Coal Seam
Coal Seam The Pittsburgh Coal Seam is the thickest and most extensive coal bed in the Appalachian Basin. The Upper Pennsylvanian Pittsburgh coal bed extends over 11,000 square miles through 63 counties. It extends from Allegany County, . . . Map (db m182022) HM
61Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad Company Established in 1846, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By 1882, it had become the largest railroad and transportation company in the world with a budget . . . Map (db m181582) HM
62Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Rices Landing
Settlement of Rices Landing One of the earliest overnight visitors was George Washington, when he and his troops camped here on their way to Pittsburgh during the French & Indian War. In 1786, John Rice purchased land on the east . . . Map (db m181527) HM
63Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Rices Landing Community Honor Roll
(Names Listed)Map (db m181166) WM
64Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — Rice's Landing Jail
Originally erected about 1912 as a one room lock up with no cells, it was then installed with 2 flat iron cells in 1913. It was last used as a lock up in the 1940's. It was heated with natural gas and before the advent of safety devices, a . . . Map (db m181184) HM
65Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rices Landing — W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop
National Historic Landmark The W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop is a prime example of America's industrial heritage. William A. Young, owner and operator of the business built the Machine Shop with lumber from the family farm. . . . Map (db m181328) HM
66Pennsylvania, Greene County, Richhill Township — In Memory of Sarah Jane Price Ackley — 1762 - 1851
Widow of the revolutionary soldiers John Parker and later Daniel Ackley In 1818 she made the long journey with her family of several children and her household goods from Wilkesbarre to this site, crossing mountains and fording rivers over . . . Map (db m158126) HM
67Pennsylvania, Greene County, Richhill Township — Richhill Township Veterans Honor Roll Memorial
Honoring those from Richhill Township who served in all wars that freedom might live. Air Water LandMap (db m163539) WM
68Pennsylvania, Greene County, Richhill Township — Ryerson's Blockhouse
Near here stood one of three blockhouses erected by Captain James Paul's company in 1792, during the State's last troubles with the Indians. On April 17, 1792, soldiers carrying supplies from the Thomas Ryerson mill clashed with an Indian war party . . . Map (db m56956) HM
69Pennsylvania, Greene County, Rogersville — 1945 Center Twp. Honor Roll
1945 Center Twp. Honor Roll (Names Not Listed)Map (db m196739) WM
70Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — "For Truth and Courage"
This bell, cast in the early days of the University, once proclaimed each new day of learning from the cupola of the building directly in front of you. Echoing across the hills, its ring welcomed men and women to an institution of higher learning . . . Map (db m178611) HM
71Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — A. B. Miller Hall — 1879
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m178399) HM
72Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Combat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of the Nation's oldest military decoration the Purple Heart My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in . . . Map (db m200581) WM
73Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Company K, 110th U.S. Infantry (10th PA) World War Memorial
In memory of the men of Co. K, 110th U.S. Infantry (10th PA.) who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War William G. Meighen • Norman N. Zahniser • Alfred R. McCarty • Charles E. Murphy • Walter B. Riggle • Floyd B. Huffman . . . Map (db m16221) WM
74Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Greene County
Formed February 9, 1796 from Washington County. Named for Gen. Nathanael Greene. Waynesburg, the county seat named for Gen. Anthony Wayne, was incorporated in 1816. Site of Waynesburg College, founded 1849. Near Ten Mile is birthplace of Gov. . . . Map (db m16224) HM
75Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Greene County Civil War Memorial
Erected by the County of Greene in grateful memory of her Soldiers and Sailors of the War for the Union. 1861 - 1865Map (db m16222) HM
76Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Greene County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to Greene County veterans who honorably served their countryMap (db m178106) WM
77Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Greene County World War I Memorial
Honor Roll of the men of Greene County who gave their lives in the World War. Areford, John G. • Bissett, Joseph • Buchanan, Bert • Carey, Harold T. • Closser, Hallie, J. • Courtwright, John • Crayne, Thomas E. • Creel, James F. . . . Map (db m16257) WM
78Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Greene County’s First Courthouse
Greene County's First Courthouse 1797-1800 Restored-2002 Map (db m178227) HM
79Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Hanna Hall — 1850
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m178283) HM
80Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — In Memoriam
During the disastrous fire which swept this block on the morning of December 23, 1925 the following men gave their lives Joseph K. Rifenburg James Thurman Long Harvey Call, II William A. Finch Victor H. SilveusMap (db m178105) HM
81Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — M 60 A 3 Main Battle Tank — United States of America
Entered Service 1960 Crew 4 Weight 54.6 Tons Main Gun 105mm Coax 7.62 Mg Secondary 50 Cal. MG Powered by V12 Twin Turbo Diesel 750 HP Top Speed 30 MPHMap (db m196936) HM
82Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Monument Park
When the borough was formed in 1796, this land was declared the commons, to provide pasture for the lot-holders. Converted to a park in 1883. Monument in memory of those who served in Civil War dedicated in 1899.Map (db m178233) HM
83Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Ritchie Park
When the borough was formed in 1796, this land was declared the commons, to provide pasture for the lot-holders. Converted to a park in 1883 by petition to the court by J. G. Ritchie.Map (db m178589) HM
84Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Veterans Memorial
To the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and in honor of all who served their country in time of needMap (db m200579) WM
85Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Waynesburg College
Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Chartered by the State in 1850. One of the first two colleges in Pennsylvania to grant degrees to women, in 1857.Map (db m16227) HM
86Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Waynesburg College
Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Chartered by the State in 1850. One of the first two colleges in Pennsylvania to grant degrees to women, in 1857.Map (db m56957) HM
87Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — West Park
When the borough was formed in 1796, this land was declared the commons, to provide pasture for the lot-holders. Converted to a park in 1883 by petition to the court.Map (db m79985) HM
88Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — Widely known as the Birthplace of Rain Day
This location was once home to the Allison Building, which housed the J.T. Rogers & Co. Drugstore. In the 1870s, a local farmer remarked to pharmacist William Allison that it always seemed to rain on his birthday, July 29. In 1874, Allison began . . . Map (db m196984) HM
89Pennsylvania, Greene County, Waynesburg — World War I Memorial
These trees are planted in memory of the soldiers of Greene County who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War 1917 • 1918 John G. Areford • Joseph Bissett • Bert Buchanan • Harold T. Carey • Hallie J. Closser • John . . . Map (db m202656) WM
90Pennsylvania, Greene County, Whiteley Township — Greene County Coal Miners Memorial
John L. Lewis, President United Mine Workers of America 1920 to 1960 Greene County, Pennsylvania proudly dedicates this monument to all coal miners On December 6, 1962, 460 feet directly beneath this site, 37 miners lost . . . Map (db m16270) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023