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Historical Markers in Cresson, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Cambria 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 Cambria County, PA (86) Bedford County, PA (93) Blair County, PA (99) Clearfield County, PA (65) Indiana County, PA (31) Somerset County, PA (112) Westmoreland County, PA (133)  CambriaCounty(86) Cambria County (86)  BedfordCounty(93) Bedford County (93)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  ClearfieldCounty(65) Clearfield County (65)  IndianaCounty(31) Indiana County (31)  SomersetCounty(112) Somerset County (112)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)
Ebensburg is the county seat for Cambria County
Cresson is in Cambria County
      Cambria County (86)  
ADJACENT TO CAMBRIA COUNTY
      Bedford County (93)  
      Blair County (99)  
      Clearfield County (65)  
      Indiana County (31)  
      Somerset County (112)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Cresson — Admiral Peary Park
Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary was born near Cresson on May 6, 1856. This Park and monument commemorate his birth and achievements.Map (db m52727) HM
2Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Cresson — Cresson Tuberculosis Sanatorium
Pennsylvania's anti-tuberculosis campaign, led by Dept. of Health Commissioner S.G. Dixon, included three state-run sanatoria. Est. 1913, Cresson was a model for the nation. It was first to be racially integrated, run a school of nursing, and offer . . . Map (db m73397) HM
3Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Cresson — Portage Railroad
Here was Number 5 of the ten inclined planes used to carry canal boats by rail, Hollidaysburg to Johnstown. The road to Lilly follows closely the route of the Portage Railroad over the mountain to Johnstown.Map (db m52726) HM
4Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Cresson — Robert E. Peary
This monument was placed in honor of the Arctic explorer, discoverer of the North Pole April 6, 1909. Peary was born in Cresson, May 6, 1856, the family moving to Maine in 1859.Map (db m52730) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022