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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Washington 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> Washington County, PA (343) Allegheny County, PA (557) Beaver County, PA (218) Fayette County, PA (217) Greene County, PA (90) Westmoreland County, PA (133) Brooke County, WV (43) Hancock County, WV (28) Marshall County, WV (48) Ohio County, WV (157)  WashingtonCounty(343) Washington County (343)  AlleghenyCounty(557) Allegheny County (557)  BeaverCounty(218) Beaver County (218)  FayetteCounty(217) Fayette County (217)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)  BrookeCountyWest Virginia(43) Brooke County (43)  HancockCounty(28) Hancock County (28)  MarshallCounty(48) Marshall County (48)  OhioCounty(157) Ohio County (157)
Washington is the county seat for Washington County
Adjacent to Washington County, Pennsylvania
      Allegheny County (557)  
      Beaver County (218)  
      Fayette County (217)  
      Greene County (90)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
      Brooke County, West Virginia (43)  
      Hancock County, West Virginia (28)  
      Marshall County, West Virginia (48)  
      Ohio County, West Virginia (157)  
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1Pennsylvania, Washington County, Allenport — Veterans Memorial — Allenport Borough
A memorial to all veteransMap (db m201259) WM
2Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — "The Old Cemetery"
The Old Cemetery is located over the hill east of the present church and cemetery near the location of the first log church which was built in the year 1786. This log church was located on part of the 304 acres of land warranted to Nathan Bane on . . . Map (db m203644) HM
3Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — Amity
Meaning "Friendly Relationship" Founded 1798Map (db m203572) HM
4Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — In Memory of Those Who Did Not Return
Pvt. Philo Paul Co. D 140th Pa. Vol. killed at Spottsylvania 1864 Pvt. John Smith Co. B 85th Pa. Vol. died of fever at Fair Oaks 1862 Pvt. Abe Jams Co. B 85th Pa. Vol. mortally wounded at Fair Oaks 1862 Howard Paul G/M USSS Colombia lost at . . . Map (db m202916) WM
5Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — Lower Ten Mile Presbyterian Church
Founded by Thaddeus Dodd 1781Map (db m203305) HM
6Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — North Ten Mile Baptist Church — Oldest in Washington County - Founded in 1773
The original minutes. "Dec. 1, 1773. The church met on business the first time at Enoch Enoch's."-The first log church was built, 1786. In 1792, a tract of land called big rocks was warrented to Samuel Moore and was patented to Daniel McFarland . . . Map (db m202927) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Enoch, David • abt 1746-after 1797 Evans, Abraham • abt 1754-1815 Walton, Amos • abt 1751-1827Map (db m203233) HM WM
8Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Bane, Isaac • Camblin, Joseph • Campbell, John • Carter, James • Carter, William • Chamberlain, Robert • Chamberlin, Arthur • Clark, Ezekiel • Dodd, Daniel • French, Aaron • McFarland, Daniel • McFarland, William • McGiffin, . . . Map (db m203323) HM WM
9Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity — Ten Mile Log Church
This stone marks the location of Ten Mile Log Church Built 1786Map (db m202948) HM
10Pennsylvania, Washington County, Amity, Amwell Township — The Reverend Thaddeus Dodd — 1740 1793
Graduate of Princeton College, 1773 Pioneer, preacher and educator Founder and first pastor of the Upper and Lower Ten Mile Presbyterian Churches, 1779-1793 Established the first classical school west of the Allegheny Mountains in 1782. A . . . Map (db m69905) HM
11Pennsylvania, Washington County, Avella — Avella War Memorial
GAR 1861 - 1865 Cuba 1898 - 1902 Korea 1950 - 1955 Vietnam 1964 - 1975 Avella War Memorial Lebanon - Grenada 1982 - 1984 Panama 1989 - 1990 Persian Gulf 1990 - To honor the men and women of this community who have served their . . . Map (db m176865) WM
12Pennsylvania, Washington County, Avella, Independence Township — Doddridge's Fort
To the north were located the stockaded cabins of John Doddridge. Built about 1773, they served as a refuge for settlers of this region in Revolutionary days. Also boyhood home of Dr. Joseph Doddridge.Map (db m20851) HM
13Pennsylvania, Washington County, Avella, Independence Township — Independence Community Honor Roll
[Front of Monument:] 1941 ** Dedicated to the ** 1945 Members of Our Community Serving Our Country in the Armed Forces [Left Column:] H Patterson, C Burns, P Westlake, C Gillespie, J Shymchyk, J Shedkiac, G . . . Map (db m202856) WM
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14Pennsylvania, Washington County, Avella, Jefferson Township — Meadowcroft Rockshelter
A deeply stratified archaeological site, its deposits span nearly 16,000 years. Discovered in 1973 by Albert Miller and excavated by University of Pittsburgh archaeologists. Meadowcroft revealed North America's earliest known evidence of human . . . Map (db m40403) HM
15Pennsylvania, Washington County, Beallsville — 2850 Main Street
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m202888) HM
16Pennsylvania, Washington County, Beallsville — Beallsville War Memorial — Town of Beallsville Pa
Dedicated to the men and women who served their country during all warsMap (db m202859) WM
17Pennsylvania, Washington County, Beallsville — Historic National Hotel
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m202827) HM
18Pennsylvania, Washington County, Beallsville — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Baker, Abijah unknown • Beall, Zephaniah 1737-1801 • Leonard, Caleb Sr 1726-about 1815 • Leonard, Caleb Jr about 1742-1845 • Lindley, Caleb 1726-1815 • Morton, Moses about . . . Map (db m202906) HM WM
19Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bentleyville — First Public School House in Bentleyville
This plaque dedicated July 1987, by these members of the Bentleyville High School Class of 1937 commemorating the first public school house in Bentleyville. Historical records show that it was built about 1837 near the white gristmill and . . . Map (db m200510) HM
20Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bentleyville — Veterans Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Bentleyville who served in the Armed Forces of the United States in all warsMap (db m200578) WM
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21Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — 911th Airlift Wing
U.S. Air Force • 911th Airlift Wing Given honorably in the memory of all those, past and present, who have served Map (db m198649) WM
22Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — All Gave Some…Some Gave All
United States Army • United States Marines • United States Navy • United States Air Force • United States Coast GuardMap (db m198278) WM
23Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Dedicated To All Veterans
"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan." Abraham Lincoln, 2nd Inaugural AddressMap (db m198565) WM
24Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Department of Pennsylvania
Department of Pennsylvania Marine Corp League • Semper Fidelis All gave some... some gave all.Map (db m198620) WM
25Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — In Memory of All Fallen Veterans
Vietnam Veterans of America Beaver County, Pa. Chapter 862 In Memory of All Fallen VeteransMap (db m198607) WM
26Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II
Dedicated to the United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II There were 243,000 volunteer seamen that served their country. More than 6,000 Merchant Marines made the supreme sacrifice during World War II. Over 600 were held as . . . Map (db m198559) HM WM
27Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Revolutionary War Veterans Memorial
George Washington Chapter Pennsylvania Society Sons of the American Revolution In memory of all the Revolutionary War Veterans, many whose final resting place is known only to God.Map (db m198640) WM
28Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — U.S. Naval Armed Guard of World War II
Dedicated to U.S. Naval Armed Guard of World War II The Armed Guard came into existence on 9/15/41 with 144,970 personnel serving on 5,236 different ships, of which 710 were sunk by the enemy. 1,810 killed in action and unknown injuries. . . . Map (db m198562) HM WM
29Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — U.S. Navy Seabees
U.S. Navy Seabees were first authorized in March 1942 through the efforts of Admiral Ben Morrell 325,000 Seabees served 267 Seabees killed in action of which 7 were Prisoners of WarMap (db m198563) HM WM
30Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten.Map (db m198199) WM
31Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
In honor of all departed Destroyer VeteransMap (db m198517) WM
32Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is to honor those who have served their country in the United Noted States Submarine Service USS Requin Base United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. Chartered September 1, 1994Map (db m198624) WM
33Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bridgeville — Vietnam Veterans of Pittsburgh
We Went As Strangers We Came Home As Brothers Dedicated to all Vietnam Veterans POW ☆ MIA You are not forgottenMap (db m198343) WM
34Pennsylvania, Washington County, Brownsville — Historic Taylor United Methodist Church
1772-1784 Original Log Church 1810 Old Stone Church 1857 First Brick Church 1872 Present Brick ChurchMap (db m202565) HM
35Pennsylvania, Washington County, Brownsville — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Hormel, Jacob • 1737-1821 Morris, Isaac • 1751-1833 Morris, Jonathan • 1753-1838Map (db m202625) HM WM
36Pennsylvania, Washington County, Brownsville — Veterans Memorial
(South Face): Erected A. D. 1930 In commemoration of all persons from Centerville and adjacent communities who rendered service in the military and naval forces of the United States of America (East Face): 1917 • . . . Map (db m202555) WM
37Pennsylvania, Washington County, Bulger — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Bigger, Thomas • Chestnut, Benjamin • Crooks, Henry • Donaldson, James • Donaldson, John • Donaldson, Richard • Forsythe, John • Holmes, Samuel • McDonald, John • Meloney, Samuel • Patterson, Joseph • Patterson, William • . . . Map (db m209835) HM WM
38Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown — Burgettstown War Memorial
WW I • WW II • Persian Gulf • All Other Conflicts • Vietnam 1961 - 1975 • Korea 1950 - 1955 Proudly we pay tribute to the members of our community who answered the call to the colors That we here highly resolve that the dead shall not . . . Map (db m209920) WM
39Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown — Crossroads Presbyterian Church
Founded 1786 Renamed Florence Presbyterian Church and located on this site 1847 Building destroyed by fire February 26, 1963Map (db m209908) HM
40Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Barton, John • Bavington, John • Blazer, George • Briceland, Thomas • Buchanan, James • Buckingham, James • Carothers, James • Crafford, Elijah • Fulton, Samuel • Jackson, David • Jackson, Joseph • Livingston, Thomas • Macurdy, . . . Map (db m209845) HM WM
41Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown — Site of Burgett Home and Fort
Site of Burgett Home and Fort circa 1780Map (db m62958) HM
42Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown — The Burgett Log House — 1786
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m210963) HM
43Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown, Cross Creek Township — Cross Creek Church
Founded by Scotch-Irish Presbyterians who began to hold services in 1775 at Vance's Fort, 1 mile north. Original church built here and first pastor called in 1779. The present church building was erected 1864.Map (db m45731) HM
44Pennsylvania, Washington County, Burgettstown, Hanover Township — Elisha McCurdy
The great Presbyterian revivalist is buried here where he served as pastor 46 years. At Cross Roads and Upper Buffalo he led, in November of 1802, the Great Revival meetings attended by many thousands from near and far.Map (db m40418) HM
45Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — C.A.S.D. Vietnam Veterans Honor Roll — 1955 • 1975
Lest we forget the ultimate sacrifice of the fallen Joseph L. Byrne Jr. July 20, 1966 • Edwin H. Curtiss October 14, 1970 • Joe Panak, Jr. August 31, 1968 In honor of those individuals of the California Area School District who . . . Map (db m202338) WM
46Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — California — (Keystone Marker)
West Brownsville - 4 California Historically famous as meeting place of settlers and Indians in 1767 Founded 1769Map (db m45005) HM
47Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — California Boatyards
A major steamboat building center on the Monongahela, 1852-1879. No fewer than 131 boats were constructed here (74 in the 1850s alone), primarily for the western river trade. The boatyards ceased operations when the railroad (PV and C) acquired the . . . Map (db m41783) HM
48Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — California Cemetery In Memorium
Beam George 1866 • Beam Mary I Nov. 23, 1869 • Berkinsha Infant Jul. 16, 1878 • Berkinsha Johnnie Oct. 24, 1881 • Carroll Benson A Feb. 3, 1864 • Craig Ettie E Oct. 12, 1869 • Crow Robert W Jan. 1870 • Crow John M Oct. 24, . . . Map (db m202464) HM
49Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — California University of Pennsylvania
This plaque commemorates the establishment of California University of Pennsylvania of the State System of Higher Education, on this day July 1, 1983 President John Pierce Watkins Council of Trustees Judy Ansill-Chairman • Donna . . . Map (db m201229) HM
50Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — California University of Pennsylvania — The Ascent of Humanity
The Ascent of Humanity, created by Allan Cottrill of Washington, Pennsylvania, was unveiled after commencement on May 4, 1996. The sculpture consists of fifteen human figures in bonded bronze, each one eight to ten feet tall, ascending two adjoining . . . Map (db m201230) HM
51Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — California University of Pennsylvania
The Borough of California commemorates the establishment of California University of Pennsylvania of the State System of Higher Education, on this day July 1, 1983. Mayor Joseph Dochinez California Borough Council Virginia . . . Map (db m202589) HM
52Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — East Pike Memorial - World War II
(Names Not Listed)Map (db m202596) WM
53Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Jennings–Gallagher House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m202275) HM
54Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Johnson Hall — 1949 • 2003
This cornerstone commemorates the site of Johnson Hall, built in 1949 and razed in 2003. Originally a men's dormitory, it became the California Academic Leadership Hall in 1996, housing both male and female honor students. The building was named . . . Map (db m201243) HM
55Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Joseph A.“Jock” Yablonski — (1910-1969)
A longtime resident of California and elected official of the United Mine Workers of America. He led efforts to improve working conditions for coal miners. On December 31, 1969 — shortly after his defeat as a reform candidate for president of the . . . Map (db m346) HM
56Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — McCloskey Hall — 1962 • 2003
This cornerstone commemorates the site of McCloskey Hall, a men's residence hall built on this site in 1962 and razed in 2003. The building was named for lawyer, banker and U.S. Navy veteran David M. McCloskey, a member of the Council of Trustees . . . Map (db m202075) HM
57Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Molly Fleming House
. . . Map (db m200997) HM
58Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Monument Relocation
The monument to your left is the new East Pike Run War Memorial. This memorial has been relocated from the corner of Pennsylvania and Wood Street as a Troop 1423 Eagle Scout project by David Rager. The plaque to your right is from a war memorial . . . Map (db m201345) HM
59Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — NCAA National Champions — Women's Basketball — NCAA Division II • 2004 —
45 Fanisha Clark • 35 Krystal Cornish • 24 Erin Dillon • 11 Lisa Gottuso • 40 Nicole Gross • 21 Kristin Kalervo • 42 Sara McKinney • 15 Dani Mills • 23 Sameera Philyaw • 51 Devon Powers • 43 Becky Stembak • 20 Megan Storck Head Coach Darcie . . . Map (db m202280) HM
60Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — NCAA National Champions — Women's Basketball — NCAA Division II • 2015 —
5 Seairra Barrett • 44 Shanice Clark • 32 Cece Dixon • 12 Lana Doran • 11 Kaitlynn Fratz • 21 Miki Glenn • 13 Morgan Jennings • 22 Irina Kukolj • 2 Emma Mahady • 23 Precious Martin • 33 Brittany Nelson • 3 Shatara Parsons • 1 Paige . . . Map (db m202363) HM
61Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Old Main
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m201238) HM
62Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Pennsylvania Railroad Passenger Station — (California Area Public Library)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m200933) HM
63Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Soldiers Memorial Monument
(South Face): Revolutionary War bravely they fought and founded a nation 1775 - 1781 ☆ The Civil War fulfilled their purpose to free the slaves and preserve the Union of the States 1861-1865 . . . Map (db m202334) WM
64Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Veterans Memorial
Honoring the members of California Borough who served in the Armed Forces in World War II 1941 • 1945Map (db m202294) WM
65Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Veterans Memorial
In honor of the those who served in all warsMap (db m202595) WM
66Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of those who served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War (1964-1975) Now to what am I to compare the people of this generationMap (db m200866) WM
67Pennsylvania, Washington County, California — Vulcan Mascot
Vulcan is the Roman god of fire and was identified with the Greek god of fire and metal working, Hephaestus. Vulcan was chosen as the official mascot to pay homage to the Monongahela Valley's long history of coal and steel production. This bronze . . . Map (db m202096) HM
68Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — "Fort" Armstrong — 1848 • 1948
On this site formerly stood "Fort" Armstrong A lodging house for students of Jefferson College in the northwest room of which on May 1, 1848 six students Daniel Webster Crofts • John Templeton McCarty • Naaman Fletcher • James . . . Map (db m200384) HM
69Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — 121 Belmont Avenue
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m199317) HM
70Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Blackhorse Tavern
The tavern opened in 1783. The whiskey insurrection began as a protest movement against the 1781 Whiskey Tax. From this site in 1784, a call to the militia was sent out by whiskey rebels as a gesture of defiance toward the Federal Government. Stolen . . . Map (db m201459) HM
71Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Briceland's Tavern
Originally part of John Canon's Mill property, a large stone building stood here for more than a century. During the Jefferson College years and the Civil War, it was a popular meeting place and site of many banquets. After passing from the . . . Map (db m200586) HM
72Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Budke House
This home was built in 1895 by Canonsburg industrialist John Budke, 1852-1914. Budke became manager and later the owner of Canonsburg's first major industry. Canonsburg Iron and Steel Company, commonly known as the Budke Mill. He was a pioneer in . . . Map (db m198177) HM
73Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Canon's Mill
A water powered grist & saw mill was erected here about 1780 by John Canon, founder of Canonsburg. He was county sub-lieutenant of militia during the Revolution and served in the state assembly. Canon operated the mill until his death at age 58 . . . Map (db m200540) HM
74Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Canonsburg Armory
A unit of Pennsylvania National Guard was established in Canonsburg in 1926. This armory was erected in 1938 for Co. H. 103rd Medical Regiment and was designed by local architect, George W. Brugger, and patterned after a building in Williamsburg, . . . Map (db m199471) HM
75Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Chartiers United Presbyterian Church
Near this marker was the original site of the Chartiers United Presbyterian Church founded 1775 by Rev. Matthew Henderson C. 1781 - First log building C. 1805 - Second limestone building C. 1835 - Third brick . . . Map (db m209725) HM
76Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Dr. Jonathan Letterman — (1824-1872)
A military surgeon, Letterman is credited with establishing modern methods of battlefield medical management. During the Civil War, he designed a medical supply wagon prototype, established triage procedures, and instituted an efficient system for . . . Map (db m198100) HM
77Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Emery's Tavern
In 1810, the original Emery's Tavern was built up the hill on N. Central Ave. opposite the college building. In 1820, the new Emery's Tavern was built on the N. E. corner of N. Central and E. Pike when the Washington-Pittsburgh Turnpike was . . . Map (db m198183) HM
78Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Fort Armstrong
On April 22, 1848, the fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta was founded in an upper room of the two-story frame student residence that stood on the S.W. corner of E. College and Greenside. Rooming and boarding establishments were called "forts" in the . . . Map (db m199529) HM
79Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — In Commemoration
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding in 1852 of Phi Kappa Psi on this campus, Phi Gamma Delta in convention assembled on August 30, 1952, invited its distinguished colleague of the Jefferson Duo to share perpetually the . . . Map (db m200806) HM
80Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — In Memory of Daniel A. Caruso — Mayor — January 2, 1990 - May 26, 2000 —
This tree stands as a living tribute to Canonsburg native son, Mayor Daniel A. Caruso, for his spirit, enthusiasm and loyal dedication to his neighbors and community. Born of poor immigrant parents on June 20, 1921, he married his local . . . Map (db m198121) HM
81Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Jefferson College
Jefferson College received its charter on Jan. 15, 1802 and moved to this site, originally John Canon's home, in 1817. It was founded by the Rev. John McMillan, John Canon and others, and was one of the five largest colleges in the nation. In . . . Map (db m199498) HM
82Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — John McMillan's Log School
This log structure was the Frontier Latin School built circa 1780 by the Rev. John McMillan and was located about a mile south of Canonsburg next to the McMillan home. Latin, Greek, Mathematics and other classical subjects were taught here. It . . . Map (db m199713) HM
83Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Korea ☆ Vietnam
Dedicated to those who served, those who died, and those missing Dedicated July 4, 1985 Canonsburg, PAMap (db m198099) WM
84Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Letherman House
In 1852, the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity was founded by Willliam Henry Letterman (spelling he used) and Charles Page Thomas Moore in the attic of the house that stood here at 246 N. Central Ave. The house was owned by his widowed mother, Ann . . . Map (db m199297) HM
85Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — McMillan's Log Cabin
This log cabin was built in 1780 by The Rev. John McMillan D.D. and was the beginning of Jefferson College. It was donated by his descendants the Fulton Brothers to The Rev. William F. Brown D.D. who removed it to this . . . Map (db m201736) HM
86Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Millers Run Presbyterian Church
Founded 1793 This building erected 1835 Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m209827) HM
87Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Montour Railroad
The Montour Railroad Company was organized in 1877 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Imperial Coal Co. to bring coal from mines near Imperial ten miles to a barge loading dock on the Ohio River. A connection was made with the Pittsburgh & . . . Map (db m198097) HM
88Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Montour Trail
After abandonment of the railroad in 1984, the first public meeting to discuss creating a rail-trail in the rural Countryside south of Pittsburgh was held in 1989, attended by a core group of 15 people. Most of that core remain as trail . . . Map (db m198460) HM
89Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Morgan Building
Erected in 1890 by J. C. Morgan for his dry goods store, the building had an opera house on the second floor from 1891 until August 26, 1911. A spectator yelled "fire" in the crowded theater when a piece of film sparked. There was never a fire . . . Map (db m199552) HM
90Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — North Strabane High School — 1905
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m210866) HM
91Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Caughey, Nathaniel • Hay, John • Henderson, Matthew • Johnston, Matthew • Lee, James • Linn, James • May, Alexander • McAlroy, James • McCall, John T • McConnell, Alexander • McNary, Thomas • Pollock, Samuel • Rankin, James • Reed, . . . Map (db m209732) HM WM
92Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Bell, Robert - 1763-1849 • Bell, Thomas - 1755-1825 • George, Robert - 1744-1819 • Simpson, James - 1750-1819Map (db m209825) HM WM
93Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Roberts House
Rev. John McMillan purchased this lot in 1796 and the original part of the house was constructed. Rev. John Watson, first president of Jefferson College and son-in-law of Rev. McMillan, died in this house in 1802. John Roberts bought the house . . . Map (db m199468) HM
94Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Stone College Building
This lot is the original site of Jefferson College. In 1791, John Canon donated this lot to the Canonsburg Academy and Library Company, which in 1802 was chartered as Jefferson College. The college quickly outgrew the 2-story stone structure and . . . Map (db m199469) HM
95Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who served Canonsburg in all warsMap (db m198120) WM
96Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated by a grateful community state and Nation to the memory of these Veterans of America's early conflicts American Revolution • American Civil War • The Indian Wars • Spanish/American War • World War IMap (db m209720) WM
97Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Veteran's Statue
Dedicated by Mothers of Democracy and People of Canonsburg to the soldiers of the three Wars Civil, Spanish-American and World War "Honor to our living heroes glory to our dead."Map (db m199510) WM
98Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Veteran's Statue
The Canonsburg Mothers of Democracy commissioned noted sculptor, Giuseppe Moretti, to create this bronze statue of a World War I soldier. The statue was unveiled in 1924 on Memorial Day. Two thousand people attended the dedication including . . . Map (db m200465) HM
99Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — Watson's Corner
John Watson, Esq., was the son of James Watson of Chartiers Twp. He built a home and blacksmith shop on the northwest corner of Pike St. and Central Ave. before Canonsburg Borough was formed in 1802. He served on the first Town Council and . . . Map (db m200609) HM
100Pennsylvania, Washington County, Canonsburg — World War II — Veterans of Canonsburg — 1941 - 1946 —
"Lest we forget that freedom is never free."Map (db m199512) WM

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