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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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
On Oak Forest Road (Pennsylvania Route 3013) west of Toms Run Road (Pennsylvania Route 3009), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near North Market Street near Old Town Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On North Eighty Eight Road (Pennsylvania Route 88) at Greene Street, on the right when traveling south on North Eighty Eight Road.
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
On North Market Street north of Old Town Road, on the right when traveling north.
Listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m180316) HM
5Pennsylvania (Greene County), Carmichaels — Laurel Point Cemetery
On McCann Lane east of North Market Street, on the left when traveling east.
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
Near North Market Street north of Old Town Road, on the right when traveling north.
Founder of Carmichaels Buried at this siteMap (db m180283) HM
Paid Advertisement
7Pennsylvania (Greene County), Carmichaels — Veterans Memorial
Near McCann Lane east of North Market Street, on the right when traveling east.
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 —
On West Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 18) just north of Cherry Alley, on the right when traveling north.
Named for John Rodgers early settler Founded 1807Map (db m196492) HM
9Pennsylvania (Greene County), Clarksville — Clarksville Area Veterans Monument — Honoring Those Who Served
On Center Street at Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Center Street.
(Names not transcribed)Map (db m181155) WM
10Pennsylvania (Greene County), Crucible — Crucible World War II Honor Roll
On Crucible Road (County Route 1021) south of East 5th Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
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
On South Eighty-Eight Road (Pennsylvania Route 88) 0.1 miles north of Glade Run Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On West George Street (Pennsylvania Route 1021) 0.2 miles north of South Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On South Eighty Eight Road (Pennsylvania Route 88) 0.1 miles north of Glade Run Road (Local Route 683), on the left when traveling north.
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
On Bobtown Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 2012) at Larimer Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Bobtown Hill Road.
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
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
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
On Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
(Names Listed on Four Panels)Map (db m180798) WM
17Pennsylvania (Greene County), Franklin Township — Jack R. Beabout
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) just east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
In Memory of JACK R. BEABOUT US Navy Korean War • USS George RandallMap (db m180794) WM
18Pennsylvania (Greene County), Franklin Township — The Mooney Brothers
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011) south of Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026), on the left when traveling south.
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
Paid Advertisement
21Pennsylvania (Greene County), Franklin Township — Veterans Memorial
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
We sit here in honor of our VeteransMap (db m180489) WM
22Pennsylvania (Greene County), Franklin Township — Veterans Memorial
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) near Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Rolling Meadows Road (County Route 2026) east of Garards Fort Road (County Route 2011), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011) west of Huggins Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
On John Corbly Road north of Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011), on the left when traveling north.
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
On John Corbly Road north of Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011), on the right when traveling north.
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
Near Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011) west of Huggins Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
Near Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011) west of Huggins Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Hero Road, on the left when traveling east.
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
On Jollytown Road (Local Route 3006), on the left when traveling west.
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 — ★ —
On West Roy Furman Highway (Route 21) west of Church Lane, on the left when traveling west.
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.
On W Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) 0.1 miles west of Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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"
On W Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) 0.1 miles west of Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
On Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 21) at Greene Lakes Road, on the right when traveling west on Garards Fort Road.
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
On Garards Fort Road at Laurel Run Road, on the right when traveling east on Garards Fort Road.
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)
On Garards Fort Road (Interstate 2011) at John Corbley Road, on the left when traveling west on Garards Fort Road.
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
Near Robers Run Road, 0.1 miles south of Garards Fort Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011).
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m139970) HM
39Pennsylvania (Greene County), Greensboro — Greensboro
On Diamond Street at 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Diamond Street.
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 Stoney Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 2014) at Hillman Street, on the right when traveling north on Stoney Hill Road.
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
On Front Street (County Route 451) at County Street (Pennsylvania Route 2014), on the left when traveling south on Front Street.
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
On 2nd Street south of Diamond Street (County Route 451), on the left when traveling south.
"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
On Jefferson Road (Pennsylvania Route 188) at Moredock Drive, on the right when traveling east on Jefferson Road.
Named for Thomas Jefferson Founded 1776Map (db m202727) HM
44Pennsylvania (Greene County), Jefferson — John Rex Farm
On Jefferson Road (Pennsylvania Route 188) east of Elm Street, on the left when traveling east.
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
On Jefferson Road (Pennsylvania Route 188) at Pine Street, on the right when traveling west on Jefferson Road.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
On E Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) 0.3 miles east of Jensen Hollow Road (Pennsylvania Route 2013), on the right when traveling west.
Site of First Court Held in Green County 1797 Map (db m180204) HM
48Pennsylvania (Greene County), Jefferson Township — Veterans Memorial
On East Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) 0.2 miles west of Gwynn Road, on the left when traveling east.
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
Near Main Street west of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Mapletown Road (County Route 2014) at South Eighty Eight Road (Pennsylvania Route 88), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Hobbs Run Road north of Big Shannon Run Road (County Route 2003), on the right when traveling north.
(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
On Mount Morris Road (U.S. 19) south of Main Street (County Route 2007), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Road 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
On Water Street north of Main Street (County Route 1010), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
On Water Street north of Main Street (County Route 1010), on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Main Street north of Rices Landing Road (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling north.
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
On Carmichaels Street north of Crucible Road (County Route 1017), on the right when traveling north.
(Names Listed)Map (db m181166) WM
64Pennsylvania (Greene County), Rices Landing — Rice's Landing Jail
On Water Street north of Main Street (County Route 1010), on the left when traveling east.
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
On Main Street (County Route 1010) at River Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
On W. Finley Road at W. Finley Road & Walker Hill Road on W. Finley Road.
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
On Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21), on the right when traveling west.
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
On Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) 0.1 miles east of Ferrell Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
On West Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) at Bank Street, on the right when traveling west on West Roy Furman Highway.
1945 Center Twp. Honor Roll (Names Not Listed)Map (db m196739) WM
70Pennsylvania (Greene County), Waynesburg — "For Truth and Courage"
Near West College Street west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On West College Street west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On East High Street (U.S. 19) at South Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on East High Street.
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
On Washington Street at Strawberry Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street.
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
On High Street (U.S. 19) at Washington Street, on the right when traveling east on High Street.
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
On Wayne Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On High Street (U.S. 19) west of Church Street, on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated to Greene County veterans who honorably served their countryMap (db m178106) WM
77Pennsylvania (Greene County), Waynesburg — Greene County World War I Memorial
On High Street (Pennsylvania Route 21) at Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on High Street.
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
On East Greene Street (U.S. 19) just west of North Woods, on the right when traveling east.
Greene County's First Courthouse 1797-1800 Restored-2002 Map (db m178227) HM
79Pennsylvania (Greene County), Waynesburg — Hanna Hall — 1850
On West College Street west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On West High Street (U.S. 19) west of South Washington Street, on the left when traveling west.
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
On East Lincoln Street west of South Porter Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On East Wayne Street at North Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on East Wayne Street.
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
On Morris Street (U.S. 19) at Wayne Street, on the left when traveling north on Morris Street.
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
On East Lincoln Street west of South Porter Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Morris Street (U.S. 19) at College Street, on the right when traveling north on Morris Street.
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
On North Richhill Street at West Wayne Street, on the right when traveling south on North Richhill Street.
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
On Richhill Street (U.S. 19) at West Wayne Street, on the right when traveling south on Richhill Street.
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
On East High Street (Pennsylvania Route 21) at Church Street, on the right when traveling west on East High Street.
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
On Jefferson Road (Pennsylvania Route 188) 0.2 miles east of Strope Road (Local Route 559), on the right when traveling east.
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
On Interstate 79, on the right when traveling north.
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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Dec. 3, 2022