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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dunbar, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Fayette County, PA (289) Greene County, PA (92) Somerset County, PA (158) Washington County, PA (377) Westmoreland County, PA (172) Garrett County, MD (161) Monongalia County, WV (227) Preston County, WV (128)  FayetteCounty(289) Fayette County (289)  GreeneCounty(92) Greene County (92)  SomersetCounty(158) Somerset County (158)  WashingtonCounty(377) Washington County (377)  WestmorelandCounty(172) Westmoreland County (172)  GarrettCountyMaryland(161) Garrett County (161)  MonongaliaCountyWest Virginia(227) Monongalia County (227)  PrestonCounty(128) Preston County (128)
Uniontown is the county seat for Fayette County
Dunbar is in Fayette County
      Fayette County (289)  
ADJACENT TO FAYETTE COUNTY
      Greene County (92)  
      Somerset County (158)  
      Washington County (377)  
      Westmoreland County (172)  
      Garrett County, Maryland (161)  
      Monongalia County, West Virginia (227)  
      Preston County, West Virginia (128)  
 
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1 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Beehive Coke Ovens
ASM International The Materials Information Society Has Designated Beehive Coke Ovens A Historical Landmark "Beehive ovens marked a major advance in manufacturing coke, allowing the mass production of Iron . . . Map (db m228422) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Connellsville CokeFueling the steel mills
Coal was mined in this region and transformed into coke in beehive ovens. Almost pure carbon, coke burns hotter than coal and was crucial to the success of Pittsburgh's steel making. One of the largest coking complexes was Adelaide, founded by . . . Map (db m76723) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Dunbar Korean War Memorial
In honor of those men and women from the Dunbar Pennsylvania area who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the Korean War. June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955 Brewer, Donald • Bryner, Walter J. • Cromwell, . . . Map (db m228743) WM
4 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Dunbar Korean War Memorial
In honor of those men and women from the Dunbar Pennsylvania area who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the Korean War. June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955 Alexander, Paul J. • ☆Anderson, Harry W. . . . Map (db m228921) WM
5 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Dunbar Vietnam War Memorial
In commemoration of those men and women of Dunbar who served their country during the Vietnam War. August 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975 PFC Lawrence George "Larry" Eans 1st Plt. Co. B, 1st Engineer BN Combat Engineers, U.S. Marine Corps . . . Map (db m228702) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Finial from One, Poultry, London EC4, 1870
This Finial was the uppermost element of the building known as Number One, Poultry, in the heart of the City of London. The building was constructed in 1870 to a design by the Victorian architect John Belcher Jr., in the Venetian-Gothic style. A . . . Map (db m62144) HM
7 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Hill Farm Mine Disaster
A mile west of here on June 16, 1890, 31 miners were killed by an explosion of gas at the Hill Farm Mine owned by the Dunbar Furnace Company. The explosion was one of the most deadly in the history of the coke region. Two of the bodies were . . . Map (db m228407) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — In Honor of Those Who Serve - For God and CountryDunbar World War I Memorial
In honor of those from the vicinity of Dunbar Pennsylvania who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in World War I Addis Emmet M. • Addis Robert H. • Ainsley Harry • Anderson Ralph B. • Arthur Robert A. • Augustine . . . Map (db m228441) WM
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9 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — In Honor of Those Who Serve - For God and CountryDunbar World War II Memorial
In honor of those from the vicinity of Dunbar Pennsylvania who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in World War II (Panel 1): Ainsley Harry Lee • Ainsley James Roger • Albright Howard • Aldrige Alfred Robert . . . Map (db m232595) WM
10 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — K6 Telephone Kiosk 1935King George V (Reigned 1910 - 1936)
The K6 was designed by the architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, as a result of a commission from the Post Office, to celebrate the Jubilee of King George V in 1935. It arrived on the streets a year later.The K6 was made of cast iron, and it was . . . Map (db m62142) HM
11 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Kentuck KnobI. N. and Bernardine Hagan House
I. N. and Bernardine Hagan House "Kentuck Knob" has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America Constructed of native stone, tidewater cypress, . . . Map (db m62141) HM
12 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — Sheepskin Trail
The Sheepskin Trail, named so by railroaders, is a 32-mile branch of the Youghiogheny River Trail and part of the Great Allegheny Passage. This trail adjoins YRT at Wheeler Bottom and enters the Borough of Dunbar. Dunbar, originally called . . . Map (db m228359) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Dunbar — The Remains of the Beehive Coke Ovens
The remains of the beehive coke ovens, that are visible on both sides of the Youghiogheny River, are some of the first in what became known as the "Connellsville Coke Region", with over 35,000 ovens in operation. Coke, a hard, porous residue with . . . Map (db m76694) HM
 
 
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May. 23, 2024