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Historical Markers in Juniata 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Bedford County, PA (93) Blair County, PA (99) Cambria County, PA (86) Fulton County, PA (46) Huntingdon County, PA (82) Somerset County, PA (112) Allegany County, MD (292)  BedfordCounty(93) Bedford County (93)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  CambriaCounty(86) Cambria County (86)  FultonCounty(46) Fulton County (46)  HuntingdonCounty(82) Huntingdon County (82)  SomersetCounty(112) Somerset County (112)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(292) Allegany County (292)
Bedford is the county seat for Bedford County
Juniata Township is in Bedford County
      Bedford County (93)  
ADJACENT TO BEDFORD COUNTY
      Blair County (99)  
      Cambria County (86)  
      Fulton County (46)  
      Huntingdon County (82)  
      Somerset County (112)  
      Allegany County, Maryland (292)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Juniata Township — Jacob Kinsey (Kintzy) Homestead
Ninety feet north of this spot stood the first log house in this community, erected in the year 1795 by Jacob and Elizabeth Kemp Kinsey (Kintzy) who were born in Germany in 1769. The homestead contained 439 acres and 87 perches. Patent for the land . . . Map (db m14020) HM
2Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Juniata Township — Over the SummitLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Even when blessed with good roads and good weather, crossing the Alleghenies on the Lincoln Highway was a challenge for the early motorist. Steep grades and winding roads resulted in overheated engines and severe cases of vertigo. Entrepreneurs . . . Map (db m61117) HM
3Pennsylvania (Blair County), Juniata Township — Gallitzin Spring
The spring opposite here was a favorite stopping place of Prince Gallitzin, famous missionary and founder of the Loretto Settlement. He was often known as Father Smith.Map (db m52473) HM
4Pennsylvania (Blair County), Juniata Township — Gallitzin Spring
The spring opposite here was a favorite stopping place of Prince Gallitzin, noted prince-priest and missionary who founded the settlement at Loretto in 1792. He was also known as Father Smith. Buried at Loretto, site of his chapel.Map (db m52474) HM
5Pennsylvania (Blair County), Juniata Township — Portage Railroad
Here was Number 6 of the ten inclined planes used to carry canal boats by rail, Hollidaysburg to Johnstown. This unique engineering feat was completed in 1834. The length of the road was 36 miles long.Map (db m52475) HM
6Pennsylvania (Blair County), Juniata Township — Portage Railroad
Here was Number 6 of the ten inclined planes used to carry canal boats by rail, Hollidaysburg to Johnstown. This unique engineering feat was completed in 1834. The road was 36 miles long.Map (db m52476) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Blair County), Juniata Township — The Old Portage Rail Road Monument
(side 1) This Monument Was erected to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of The Old Portage Rail Road March 18, 1834 A scale model of one of the inclined planes is in the Blair County Historical Museum, Altoona, . . . Map (db m52478) HM
8Pennsylvania (Blair County), Juniata Township — Why a Skewed Arch Bridge?
From 1834 to 1854 the Portage Railroad passed beneath the Skew Arch Bridge. The original hand hewn stone bridge was built at right angles to the railroad. A right angle turn was arduous for a wagon to negotiate; therefore to make the crossing . . . Map (db m60761) HM
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022