“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hopwood, 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 (189) Greene County, PA (90) Somerset County, PA (112) Washington County, PA (316) Westmoreland County, PA (133) Garrett County, MD (133) Monongalia County, WV (213) Preston County, WV (106)  FayetteCounty(189) Fayette County (189)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)  SomersetCounty(112) Somerset County (112)  WashingtonCounty(316) Washington County (316)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)  GarrettCountyMaryland(133) Garrett County (133)  MonongaliaCountyWest Virginia(213) Monongalia County (213)  PrestonCounty(106) Preston County (106)
Uniontown is the county seat for Fayette County
Hopwood is in Fayette County
      Fayette County (189)  
      Greene County (90)  
      Somerset County (112)  
      Washington County (316)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
      Garrett County, Maryland (133)  
      Monongalia County, West Virginia (213)  
      Preston County, West Virginia (106)  
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1Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — Braddock RoadRock Fort Camp
General Braddock’s tenth camp, June 26, 1755, on the march to Fort Duquesne, was at the Half King’s Rock, one mile NE of here. The Rock was named for Washington’s friend Tanacharisson, the Iroquois viceroy (half king) of the Ohio Indians. Washington . . . Map (db m507) HM
2Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — Historic Stone ChimneysFayette County, Pennsylvania
The Turner Inn was built in 1925 by Bill Turner and owned by Dr. Leroy C. Waggoner and leased to "Corky" Ruse. In 1937, Mr. Turner commissioned Frank Durigon to build the chimney's. Friends and family knew him as "Poppa Durigon" and would say he . . . Map (db m206169) HM
3Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — History Flows Through These Waters
For thousands of years, people have used this year-round water source. They filled skins, canteens, whiskey jugs, and radiators; they watered horses and shared stories. From long-ago hunters tracking game to travelers on US Route 40, history . . . Map (db m198687) HM
4Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — History Flows Through This Land
1: Historic Summit Inn Resort Developed in 1907 by some of Uniontown's wealthiest citizens, the Historic Summit Inn is one of America's last remaining "Grand Porch Hotels" and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Owned and . . . Map (db m198586) HM
5Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — National Road
From the creation of the National Road in 1806 until the advent of the railroads in the 1850s, thousands of travellers crossed Chestnut Ridge between the East and Midwest. Founded in 1791, Hopwood was a major resting stop for traffic in both . . . Map (db m41796) HM
6Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — The Perfect Brick Machine
The Perfect Brick Machine was invented and manufactured by C.S Wert of Kendallville, Indiana. It was the first of its kind to be an automatic, adjustable, foot tamper brick machine, able to create the perfect brick. It was comprised of steel, . . . Map (db m206170) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — Washington’s Spring
This spring lies in the direct path of what was known as Nemacolin’s Trail. Afterwards Braddock’s Road, and was a favorite sampling spot in early days. George Washington visited here first in November, 1753, and again in May, 1954. On the night . . . Map (db m74911) HM
8Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — Washington–Braddock Road 1754–1756
Remnant of the Great Rock or the Half King’s Rock mentioned by early cartographers. The famous Washington-Braddock Road emerging from Laurel Hill Mountain one hundred yards eastward turned northward at this point. Rock Fort Camp, where . . . Map (db m74926) HM
9Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — Washington-Braddock Road 1754-55 Rock Fort Camp
Rock Fort Camp, Braddock's tenth camp, began at the woods opposite where the Washington-Braddock Road emerged from Chestnut Ridge Mountain and extended to the northward beyond the Half King's Rock and Washington's Spring. Here Braddock camped June . . . Map (db m100185) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022