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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Huntingdon 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 Huntingdon County, PA (82) Bedford County, PA (93) Blair County, PA (99) Centre County, PA (177) Franklin County, PA (209) Fulton County, PA (46) Juniata County, PA (15) Mifflin County, PA (42)  HuntingdonCounty(82) Huntingdon County (82)  BedfordCounty(93) Bedford County (93)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  CentreCounty(177) Centre County (177)  FranklinCounty(209) Franklin County (209)  FultonCounty(46) Fulton County (46)  JuniataCounty(15) Juniata County (15)  MifflinCounty(42) Mifflin County (42)
Huntingdon is the county seat for Huntingdon County
Huntingdon is in Huntingdon County
      Huntingdon County (82)  
ADJACENT TO HUNTINGDON COUNTY
      Bedford County (93)  
      Blair County (99)  
      Centre County (177)  
      Franklin County (209)  
      Fulton County (46)  
      Juniata County (15)  
      Mifflin County (42)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 100 South 4th Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1855 Map (db m177051) HM
2Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 107 South 4th Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1893 Map (db m177052) HM
3Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 113 South 4th Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1870 Map (db m177054) HM
4Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 200 2nd Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1881 Map (db m177095) HM
5Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 200 Penn Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior ca 1857 Map (db m177094) HM
6Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 201 Penn Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1876 Map (db m177098) HM
7Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 211 6th Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1892 Map (db m177046) HM
8Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 215 5th Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1885 Map (db m177048) HM
9Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 216 2nd Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1890 Map (db m177096) HM
10Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 218 2nd Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1893 Map (db m177097) HM
11Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 222 Penn Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior-Circa 1850Map (db m90787) HM
12Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 228 Penn Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior-Circa 1909Map (db m90785) HM
13Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 401 Allegheny Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1845 Map (db m177050) HM
14Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 613 Washington Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1894 Map (db m177042) HM
15Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 701 Washington Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1889 Map (db m177040) HM
16Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 719 Washington Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1888 Map (db m176996) HM
17Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — April 9, 1896
On that date, the C.H. Miller Hardware Company was founded on this opera house block. The business grew and expanded during the next 75 years extending its services from this community to all of Central Pennsylvania. More than a corporation--this . . . Map (db m177038) HM
18Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Canal Milepost
The Juniata Division of the Pennsylvania Canal was completed to Huntingdon in 1830, and regular shipping to and from this point got underway in the Spring of 1831. The canal ran beside the river, on the right-of-way now occupied by the railroad. . . . Map (db m177058) HM
19Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — David R. Porter
Ironmaster and Governor of the State, 1839-45, lived in this house. A leader in local affairs, he was called "our own Davy R." His son Horace, soldier and diplomat, was born here, 1837.Map (db m52542) HM
20Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Fort Standing Stone
Built to protect the settlers against Indian raids. In July, 1778, Continental troops and Militia were ordered here as part of plan of defense against Indian attacks. Old Fort stood 200 yds. south, at Stone Creek and the Juniata.Map (db m90771) WM
21Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Founders Hall — 1879 - 1979
Juniata acknowledges with gratitude those members of the Huntingdon community who made the construction of Founders Hall possible in 1879. On the occasion of its 100th Anniversary, the College expresses appreciation to those alumni and other friends . . . Map (db m52602) HM
22Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Huntingdon County
. . . Map (db m52579) HM
23Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Huntingdon County Annex 1
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1854 Map (db m177099) HM
24Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — In Honor of Rev. William Smith, D.D. — Born Scotland, 1727 - Died Philadelphia, PA. 1803
Prominent educator, Episcopal church leader, writer, scientist, land owner and patron of the arts. Founder of the Town of Huntingdon in 1767. Presented to the people of Huntingdon by the Huntingdon County Historical Society on the . . . Map (db m177065) HM
25Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — J. Simpson Africa — 1832-1900
No man has contributed more to the preservation of Huntingdon County history than J. Simpson Africa, who resided here while compiling his monumental History of Huntingdon & Blair Counties in 1888. Lot#16, on which this building stands, was . . . Map (db m95204) HM
26Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — McMurtrie Mansion
David McMurtrie built this house in 1817. A pioneer family; leaders in local political and business affairs. Now houses the Historical Society and the Library of Huntingdon County. —————— This home and the . . . Map (db m52390) HM
27Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Medal of Honor Recipients — Huntingdon County — "Above and Beyond" —
🎖️ Capt. Horace Porter, US Army, Civil War Pvt. William Reed, US Army, Civil War Pvt. Henry C. Warfel, US Army, Civil War Pvt. William P. Maclay, US Army, Philippine Insurrection Sgt. William D. Port, US Army, . . . Map (db m177100) WM
28Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1828 Map (db m177044) HM
29Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone
Erected Sept. 8th 1896 as a memorial of the ancient Standing Stone Removed by the Indians in 1754 —————— "The Standing Stone" Symbol of Huntingdon Rededicated March 29, 1996 in conjunction with the opening to the . . . Map (db m52574) HM
30Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Pennsylvania Railroad Artifacts
When the railroad came to Huntingdon in 1850, its tracks were laid down the middle of Allegheny Street. The Pennsylvania Canal occupied the right-of-way now used by Conrail freight and Amtrak passenger trains. The rather narrow width of Allegheny . . . Map (db m177062) HM
31Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 23 — Speer House — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Home of R. Milton Speer Congressman, 1870-1874, and his Sons: William McMurtrie Speer, 1865-1923 Newspaperman and Lawyer Robert E. Speer, 1867-1947 Missionary Statesman and Church Leader Victor Speer, 1872-1909 Newspaperman and . . . Map (db m122374) HM
32Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — St. John's Episcopal Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1845 Map (db m177067) HM
33Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — The Episcopal House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1872 Map (db m177093) HM
34Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — The Little House
This miniature Victorian house was built for a parade float that the Cottage Planing Mill entered in one of the Huntingdon County Centennial parades. The three-day celebration of the county's 100th anniversary included several parades featuring . . . Map (db m177060) HM
35Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Transition From Canal Era To Railroads At Huntingdon, PA
This Stone Arch Bridge, recently restored by the Huntingdon Rotary Club, was part of the original single-track line that brought the Pennsylvania Railroad Company service to Huntingdon in 1850. The steam engine "Henry Clay" completed its journey . . . Map (db m177102) HM
36Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — War Memorial
To Those Who Served Our Country In Time Of War ———— They Gave Their Today For Our TomorrowMap (db m52589) HM
37Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — William E. and Margaret Whittaker McMurtrie
Erected in 1854, this building, the home of William E. and Margaret Whittaker McMurtrie was the birthplace of their youngest daughter, Clara McMurtrie, 1860 - 1952 Last direct descendant of the family founded in Huntingdon by her . . . Map (db m177057) HM
38Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — Wooden Pump
Wooden pump made by John Noble (1826-1897) of Cassville. By 1848 John Noble had put in 1,207 pumps and bored pipe for 320 jobs. One of his jobs was 4,000 feet long. Part of his diary is on display in building 2. Donated by: The Eckley Family In . . . Map (db m177105) HM
 
 
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Jul. 3, 2022