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

Clickable Map of Bedford 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> Bedford County, PA (91) Blair County, PA (99) Cambria County, PA (86) Fulton County, PA (46) Huntingdon County, PA (82) Somerset County, PA (118) Allegany County, MD (292)  BedfordCounty(91) Bedford County (91)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  CambriaCounty(86) Cambria County (86)  FultonCounty(46) Fulton County (46)  HuntingdonCounty(82) Huntingdon County (82)  SomersetCounty(118) Somerset County (118)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(292) Allegany County (292)
Bedford is the county seat for Bedford County
Cumberland Valley Township is in Bedford County
      Bedford County (91)  
      Blair County (99)  
      Cambria County (86)  
      Fulton County (46)  
      Huntingdon County (82)  
      Somerset County (118)  
      Allegany County, Maryland (292)  
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1Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Cumberland Valley Township — Camp Mason & Dixon
From June 27-July 8, 1861 a newly formed brigade of 1,500 Union troops under Chas. J. Biddle consisting of the 5th and 13th (Bucktail Regiment) PA Reserves, and 1st PA Res. Artillery, encamped here while enroute to relieve Col. Lew Wallace’s 11th . . . Map (db m91126) WM
2Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Cumberland Valley Township — Forbes RoadWashington & Bouquet Meeting
Near this site on July 30, 1758, Cols. Bouquet and Washington discussed proposed routes by which Gen. Forbes’ army would attack French Ft. Duquesne. Bouquet preferred the route due west from Bedford, while Washington advocated Braddock’s 1755 road . . . Map (db m84287) HM
3Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Cumberland Valley Township — Pennsylvania
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth. Birthplace of The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United StatesMap (db m91128) HM
4Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Cumberland Valley Township — Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office1871 - 1945
Mail was delivered here on foot over Wills Mtn. from the B&O Railroad in Hyndman, PA. The 4 mile Mail Path was used from 1871 until 1923. Mail was also delivered 4 more miles over Evitts Mtn. to Bean's Cove. After 1923, mail arrived here via Blue . . . Map (db m84288) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022