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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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Washington County, PA (343) Allegheny County, PA (550) Beaver County, PA (216) Fayette County, PA (212) Greene County, PA (90) Westmoreland County, PA (133) Brooke County, WV (43) Hancock County, WV (28) Marshall County, WV (48) Ohio County, WV (168)  WashingtonCounty(343) Washington County (343)  AlleghenyCounty(550) Allegheny County (550)  BeaverCounty(216) Beaver County (216)  FayetteCounty(212) Fayette County (212)  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(168) Ohio County (168)
Washington is the county seat for Washington County
Adjacent to Washington County, Pennsylvania
      Allegheny County (550)  
      Beaver County (216)  
      Fayette County (212)  
      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 (168)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Washington County), Allenport — Veterans Memorial — Allenport Borough
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) south of Washington Street, on the right when traveling north.
A memorial to all veteransMap (db m201259) WM
2Pennsylvania (Washington County), Amity — "The Old Cemetery"
Near Ridge Church Road north of Penn Hill Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Amity Ridge Road (U.S. 19) just north of Gaush Hill Rd, on the right when traveling north.
Meaning "Friendly Relationship" Founded 1798Map (db m203572) HM
4Pennsylvania (Washington County), Amity — In Memory of Those Who Did Not Return
On Ridge Church Road north of Penn Hill Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Amity Ridge Road (U.S. 19) south of West Hillsboro Road, on the left when traveling north.
Founded by Thaddeus Dodd 1781Map (db m203305) HM
6Pennsylvania (Washington County), Amity — North Ten Mile Baptist Church — Oldest in Washington County - Founded in 1773
On Ridge Church Road north of Penn Hill Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
Near Ridge Church Road north of Penn Hill Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
Near Amity Ridge Road (U.S. 19) south of West Hillsboro Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
Near Ridge Church Road north of Penn Hill Road, on the right when traveling north.
This stone marks the location of Ten Mile Log Church Built 1786Map (db m202948) HM
10Pennsylvania (Washington County), Amwell Township — The Reverend Thaddeus Dodd — 1740 1793
On Amity Ridge Road (U.S. 19) 0.1 miles south of Hillsboro Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Avella Road, on the right when traveling east.
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), Beallsville — 2850 Main Street
On Main Street (U.S. 40) at Maiden Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m202888) HM
13Pennsylvania (Washington County), Beallsville — Beallsville War Memorial — Town of Beallsville Pa
On Main Street (U.S. 40) west of Locust Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated to the men and women who served their country during all warsMap (db m202859) WM
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14Pennsylvania (Washington County), Beallsville — Historic National Hotel
On Main Street (U.S. 40) at Maiden Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m202827) HM
15Pennsylvania (Washington County), Beallsville — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
On Chestnut Street at Walnut Street, on the left when traveling east on Chestnut Street.
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
16Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bentleyville — First Public School House in Bentleyville
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 917) north of Piersol Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
17Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bentleyville — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 917) south of Lincoln Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
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
18Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — 911th Airlift Wing
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
19Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — All Gave Some…Some Gave All
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
United States Army • United States Marines • United States Navy • United States Air Force • United States Coast GuardMap (db m198278) WM
20Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Dedicated To All Veterans
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
"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
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21Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Department of Pennsylvania
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
Department of Pennsylvania Marine Corp League • Semper Fidelis All gave some... some gave all.Map (db m198620) WM
22Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — In Memory of All Fallen Veterans
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
Vietnam Veterans of America Beaver County, Pa. Chapter 862 In Memory of All Fallen VeteransMap (db m198607) WM
23Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
24Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Revolutionary War Veterans Memorial
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
25Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — U.S. Naval Armed Guard of World War II
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
26Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — U.S. Navy Seabees
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
27Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
28Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
In honor of all departed Destroyer VeteransMap (db m198517) WM
29Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
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
30Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Vietnam Veterans of Pittsburgh
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
We Went As Strangers We Came Home As Brothers Dedicated to all Vietnam Veterans POW ☆ MIA You are not forgottenMap (db m198343) WM
31Pennsylvania (Washington County), Brownsville — Historic Taylor United Methodist Church
On Old National Pike at Tate Road, on the left when traveling east on Old National Pike.
1772-1784 Original Log Church 1810 Old Stone Church 1857 First Brick Church 1872 Present Brick ChurchMap (db m202565) HM
32Pennsylvania (Washington County), Brownsville — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
On Ridge Road, 0.1 miles south of Dague Road, on the right when traveling north.
Hormel, Jacob • 1737-1821 Morris, Isaac • 1751-1833 Morris, Jonathan • 1753-1838Map (db m202625) HM WM
33Pennsylvania (Washington County), Brownsville — Veterans Memorial
On Old National Pike, 0.2 miles east of Dague Road, on the left when traveling east.
(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
34Pennsylvania (Washington County), Buffalo Township — “S” Bridge
On U.S. 40 at S Bridge Road and Green Valley Road (Pennsylvania Route 221) on U.S. 40.
This stone bridge was part of the National, or Cumberland Road. Originated in 1805, it was completed to Wheeling in 1818. Over it passed countless wagons and stages uniting the East and the growing West.Map (db m806) HM
35Pennsylvania (Washington County), Buffalo Township — National Road
On U.S. 40 at Coffeys Crossing Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 40.
Our first national road; fathered by Albert Gallatin. Begun in 1811 at Cumberland, Md.; completed to Wheeling in 1818. Toll road under State control, 1835-1905. Rebuilt, it is present U.S. Route 40.Map (db m816) HM
36Pennsylvania (Washington County), Buffalo Township — Washington
On U.S. 40 at Coffeys Crossing Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 40.
Laid out in 1781 by John and William Hoge. Site of Indian Catfish Camp. Boro charter, 1810; city, 1823. National Road center and rich in historic buildings and associations. Named for George Washington.Map (db m815) HM
37Pennsylvania (Washington County), Buffalo Township — William Holmes McGuffey
On Route 40 (U.S. 40) at McGuffey Drive, on the right when traveling east on Route 40.
Educator and author of the famed McGuffey Eclectic Readers for grade schools, was born five miles SW of here, Sept. 23, 1800. First published in 1836, the Readers sold 122 million copies during the next 85 years and were used in some 35 states. . . . Map (db m754) HM
38Pennsylvania (Washington County), Buffalo Township — Wolff’s Fort
On U.S. 40 east of Buffalo Church Road, on the right when traveling east.
A stockaded house built here about 1780 by Jacob Wolfe afforded a refuge for the settlers of this region. It was one of the most important forts in the area.Map (db m817) HM
39Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bulger — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
On Candor Road north of Midway Candor Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
40Pennsylvania (Washington County), Burgettstown — Burgettstown War Memorial
On North Main Street, 0.2 miles north of Dinsmore Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
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
41Pennsylvania (Washington County), Burgettstown — Crossroads Presbyterian Church
On Steubenville Pike west of Pennsylvania Route 18, on the right when traveling west.
Founded 1786 Renamed Florence Presbyterian Church and located on this site 1847 Building destroyed by fire February 26, 1963Map (db m209908) HM
42Pennsylvania (Washington County), Burgettstown — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
On Steubenville Pike west of Pennsylvania Route 18, on the right when traveling west.
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
43Pennsylvania (Washington County), Burgettstown — Site of Burgett Home and Fort
Near South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 18) at Erie Street, on the right when traveling north.
Site of Burgett Home and Fort circa 1780Map (db m62958) HM
44Pennsylvania (Washington County), Burgettstown — The Burgett Log House — 1786
On West Market Street at Race Street, on the right when traveling west on West Market Street.
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m210963) HM
45Pennsylvania (Washington County), California — C.A.S.D. Vietnam Veterans Honor Roll — 1955 • 1975
On Taylor Circle at 4th Street, on the right when traveling west on Taylor Circle.
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)
On 3rd Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) at Mechanic Street, on the right when traveling east on 3rd Street.
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
Near Wood Street.
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
On Boro Way south of 3rd Street (Pennsylvania Route 88), on the right when traveling south.
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
On 3rd Street just east of University Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
On 3rd Street east of University Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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
On 3rd Street east of University Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
On Taylor Circle at 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Taylor Circle.
(Names Not Listed)Map (db m202596) WM
53Pennsylvania (Washington County), California — Jennings–Gallagher House
On Wood Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) at 5th Street, on the left when traveling north on Wood Street.
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
On Hickory Street just south of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south.
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)
On Wood Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) at Third Street (Pennsylvania Route 88), on the right when traveling north on Wood Street.
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
On Hickory Street north of 6th Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
On Wood Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) 0.1 miles south of 5th Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m200997) HM
58Pennsylvania (Washington County), California — Monument Relocation
On Taylor Circle at 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Taylor Circle.
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 —
On Riverview Drive north of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north.
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 —
Near Riverview Drive north of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On University Avenue at Second Street, on the right when traveling north on University Avenue.
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)
Near Wood Street north of Temperance Way, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Taylor Circle at 4th Street, in the median on Taylor Circle.
(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
On Taylor Circle at 4th Street, on the right when traveling west on Taylor Circle.
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
On Taylor Circle at 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Taylor Circle.
In honor of the those who served in all warsMap (db m202595) WM
66Pennsylvania (Washington County), California — Vietnam War Memorial
On 3rd Street at Hickory Street, on the right when traveling east on 3rd Street.
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
Near 3rd Street at Hickory Street, on the left when traveling east.
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 East College Street at Greenside Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East College Street.
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
On Belmont Avenue south of West College Street, on the right when traveling south.
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m199317) HM
70Pennsylvania (Washington County), Canonsburg — Blackhorse Tavern
On North Central Avenue at Cardinal Lane, on the right when traveling north on North Central Avenue.
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
On North Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 980) at West Pike Street, on the right when traveling south on North Central Avenue.
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
On West Pike Street east of Iron Street, on the left when traveling west.
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
On South Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 980) south of West Water Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On North Central Avenue north of West College Street, on the left when traveling north.
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 Oak Spring Road north of Lotus Alley, on the left when traveling north.
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)
On East Pike Street (Pennsylvania Route 980) at Greenside Avenue, on the left when traveling west on East Pike Street.
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
On North Central Avenue north of East Pike Street (Pennsylvania Route 980), on the right when traveling north.
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 East College Street west of Greenside Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
On East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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 —
On East Pike Street (Pennsylvania Route 980) west of Greenside Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
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
On East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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
On East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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
On East Pike Street (Pennsylvania Route 980) west of Greenside Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
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
On North Central Avenue, 0.1 miles north of East College Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
On East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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
On Kelso Road west of Swihart Road, on the right when traveling west.
Founded 1793 This building erected 1835 Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m209827) HM
87Pennsylvania (Washington County), Canonsburg — Montour Railroad
Near Georgetown Road east of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the left when traveling east.
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
Near Georgetown Road east of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the left when traveling east.
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
On East Pike Street (Pennsylvania Route 980) east of North Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 980), on the right when traveling east.
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
On Linden Road at Ross Road, on the right when traveling east on Linden Road.
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m210866) HM
91Pennsylvania (Washington County), Canonsburg — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Near Oak Spring Road north of Lotus Alley, on the left when traveling north.
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
On Kelso Road west of Swihart Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
On North Central Avenue north of West College Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On North Central Avenue at Locust Alley, on the left when traveling north on North Central Avenue.
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
On East Pike Street (Pennsylvania Route 980) west of Greenside Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated to those who served Canonsburg in all warsMap (db m198120) WM
96Pennsylvania (Washington County), Canonsburg — Veterans Memorial
Near Oak Spring Road north of Lotus Alley, on the left when traveling north.
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
On East College Street at North Central Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East College Street.
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
On East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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
On West Pike Street at North Central Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Pike Street.
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 —
On East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
"Lest we forget that freedom is never free."Map (db m199512) WM

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