Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jefferson, Pennsylvania
Waynesburg is the county seat for Greene County
Jefferson is in Greene County
Greene County(89) ► ADJACENT TO GREENE COUNTY Fayette County(272) ► Washington County(377) ► Marshall County, West Virginia(48) ► Monongalia County, West Virginia(224) ► Wetzel County, West Virginia(13) ►
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This was first Baptist college in western Pennsylvania. It was begun by Ten Mile Baptist Association in 1867, opened in 1869, and in 1871 chartered by legislature. Operated 1869-1888; reopened 1890 and finally closed 1894. College building, erected . . . — — Map (db m56953) HM
In June and July of 1863, about 7500 Confederate and Union soldiers passed through Jefferson, taking horses, livestock, supplies, and food from local residents. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's rebel troops occupied the town on June 30. Plundered by both North . . . — — Map (db m29577) HM
This tablet is erected to honor the boys who from this town and community gave their lives and services during the World War ending by Armistice signed November 11th, 1918, 11:00 A. M.
Peace terms signed June 28th, 1919, 3:00 P. . . . — — Map (db m30457) WM