“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Brownsville, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Fayette 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> Fayette County, PA (212) Greene County, PA (90) Somerset County, PA (118) Washington County, PA (343) Westmoreland County, PA (133) Garrett County, MD (133) Monongalia County, WV (215) Preston County, WV (107)  FayetteCounty(212) Fayette County (212)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)  SomersetCounty(118) Somerset County (118)  WashingtonCounty(343) Washington County (343)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)  GarrettCountyMaryland(133) Garrett County (133)  MonongaliaCountyWest Virginia(215) Monongalia County (215)  PrestonCounty(107) Preston County (107)
Uniontown is the county seat for Fayette County
Brownsville is in Fayette County
      Fayette County (212)  
      Greene County (90)  
      Somerset County (118)  
      Washington County (343)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
      Garrett County, Maryland (133)  
      Monongalia County, West Virginia (215)  
      Preston County, West Virginia (107)  
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1Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Bowman's Castle — (Nemacolin Castle)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m200774) HM
2Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Brashear House
John A. Brashear, astronomer, educator, was born here 1840. His grandfather kept the Brashear House, a leading tavern. In 1825 Lafayette spoke from its doorway to the people of Brownsville.Map (db m746) HM
3Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — 17 — Brownsville
Once called Redstone Old Fort, its history includes the Ohio Company storehouse, 1854, and Fort Burd, 1759. It was on the route of Nemacolin's Trail, of Burd's Road, and of the National Road.Map (db m201487) HM
4Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Brownsville - Route 40 Bridge
ASM International has designated Brownsville - Route 40 Bridge an historical landmark. This bridge, designed by and built under the supervision of Capt. Richard Delafield in 1839 to improve the "National Road", is the first cast iron bridge to be . . . Map (db m252) HM
5Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Brownsville Military Honor Roll
(First Panel): WORLD WAR I Killed In Action/Missing In Action Axton, Andrew Kramer • Ayoub, Tony • Christy, Angelo • Conyua, John • DeLeonibus, Giuseppe • Ferri, Armino • Fiorentino, Fortunato • Fisher, Albert . . . Map (db m201079) WM
6Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Christ Episcopal Church — Brownsville, Penna.
First Episcopal Service (Fort Burd) 1759 Parish organized and grounds purchased, 1796 First church erected on this ground, 1823 Present church building completed, 1858 This plaque erected in commemoration of the . . . Map (db m200772) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Dunlap’s Creek Bridge
An integral part of the National Road, this was the first metal arch bridge in the United States, built 1836-39. Replacing several earlier bridges on this site, including an 1809 Finley suspension bridge, this 80-foot span was built of cast iron by . . . Map (db m251) HM
8Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — 88 — Lafayette's Tour
On May 26, 1825, General Lafayette, traveling on the National Pike from Washington to Uniontown, was honored in Brownsville where he dined.Map (db m201052) HM
9Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Philander Knox
Born May 6, 1853 in a house still standing on Front Street. Attorney-General in 1901, leading the anti-trust fight. A U.S. Senator, 1904–09. Secretary of State under Taft. Re-elected Senator in 1917. Died in 1921.Map (db m747) HM
10Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Redstone Old Fort
This tablet is erected by the Great Meadows Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, to mark the site of the Redstone Old Fort, accredited to the Mound Builders. It is also the site of Fort Burd, built by the British in 1759, under Colonel . . . Map (db m247) HM
11Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Revolutionary War Soldiers — are buried in this Cemetery
Dorsey, Joseph 1754-1836 Frew, Alexander 1763-1845 Hopkins, Thomas about 1758-about 1829 Woodfill, Joseph 1754-1798Map (db m202654) HM WM
12Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Steamboat Enterprise/Boatbuilding Center
Steamboat Enterprise Fourth steamboat built in Western Pennsylvania, Bridgeport, 1814. Engine design by Daniel French. Captain Henry M. Shreve, commanding. Steamed to New Orleans, Fall, 1814 and returned June 1815. First steamboat to ascend the . . . Map (db m41775) HM
13Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — The First Cast Iron Bridge
The first cast iron bridge built in the United States, was built in 1836-1839 over Dunlap's Creek at this point.Map (db m253) HM
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14Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Veterans Memorial
This monument is a tribute to honor all past, present, and future military men and women who make great sacrifices to protect our country. MerrittstownMap (db m200651) WM
15Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Brownsville — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of Veterans of all wars Because of them our lives are free Because of them our nation lives Because of them the world is blessed To those who gave the supreme sacrifice May their souls rest in peace W.W. • I W.W. . . . Map (db m201053) WM
16Pennsylvania (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
17Pennsylvania (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
18Pennsylvania (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
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Nov. 27, 2022