“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Westmoreland 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> Westmoreland County, PA (135) Allegheny County, PA (558) Armstrong County, PA (23) Cambria County, PA (86) Fayette County, PA (220) Indiana County, PA (36) Somerset County, PA (119) Washington County, PA (368)  WestmorelandCounty(135) Westmoreland County (135)  AlleghenyCounty(558) Allegheny County (558)  ArmstrongCounty(23) Armstrong County (23)  CambriaCounty(86) Cambria County (86)  FayetteCounty(220) Fayette County (220)  IndianaCounty(36) Indiana County (36)  SomersetCounty(119) Somerset County (119)  WashingtonCounty(368) Washington County (368)
Greensburg is the county seat for Westmoreland County
Latrobe is in Westmoreland County
      Westmoreland County (135)  
      Allegheny County (558)  
      Armstrong County (23)  
      Cambria County (86)  
      Fayette County (220)  
      Indiana County (36)  
      Somerset County (119)  
      Washington County (368)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Dainty Pastry ShoppeA Small Business Success Story — Certified Historic Latrobe Property —
"Come as a customer, leave as a friend." --Robert Colaianne The first building on this site was the Methodist Episcopal Church built in 1856 [top left photo]. From 1886 to 1952 a number of businesses occupied the building until it . . . Map (db m184558) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Fred McFeely Rogers(1928-2003)
Born and raised in Latrobe, Mister Rogers was the creator, composer, host, and puppeteer of the award-winning TV program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1968-2001). The program, produced at WQED in Pittsburgh, emphasized kindness, compassion, . . . Map (db m95411) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Latrobe Presbyterian ChurchFounded 1869
A Century of Faith and Caring 1891 - 1991 This church is rededicated to God's work in the 21st century September 29, 1991Map (db m184586) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Pennsylvania RailroadBuilding for the Future — Certified Historic Latrobe Property —
Latrobe grew into a community because of the railroad. A plan developed by Oliver W. Barnes and implemented in 1851 created a true community center that consisted of the Pennsylvania Railroad Depot, a railroad hotel, wood and water yards and a . . . Map (db m184562) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Reflections of Latrobe History
The intent of the mural project was to depict a corner of Latrobe history as it played out in the vicinity of and within this significant building. At the time of the mural's inception, the possibility of a full reconstruction of the 1907 fabric . . . Map (db m184566) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B.
PAX Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S.B. Founder of the Benedictine Order in the United States, Archabbot of St. Vincent, First President of the American Cassinese Congregation, Born at Thalmassing, Bavaria, January 14, 1809, Died at . . . Map (db m80111) HM
7 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Saint Vincent
Founded in 1846 by Boniface Wimmer on the site of a Catholic parish built in 1789, Saint Vincent Archabbey, College, and Seminary was the first institution in the US established by monks of the Order of Saint Benedict. The college was incorporated . . . Map (db m80109) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Second Ward School and Bell1882 - 2014
This bell marks the site of Latrobe's first high school. The building also housed elementary classes and later the district administration offices. The step stones on the left, once the steps that led to the front door, are flanked by . . . Map (db m184574) HM
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9 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Site of Sportsman's Hall Log Cabin
Which served as the first Catholic Parish Church of western Pennsylvania. The property was bought by the Reverend Theodore Brouwers, O.F.M. First pastor of the congregation, April 16, 1790.Map (db m80113) HM
10 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — St. Xavier's
This Convent and Academy is the oldest institution of the Sisters of Mercy who came from Ireland in 1843. From here many Sisters have gone to various parts of the United States as nurses and teachers.Map (db m48070) HM
11 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — The Banana Split
In 1904 in Latrobe, the first documented Banana Split was created by apprentice pharmacist David Strickler-sold here at the former Tassell Pharmacy. Bananas became widely available to Americans in the late 1800s. Strickler capitalized on this by . . . Map (db m68062) HM
12 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — The Johnston House at KingstonEst, 1815 — Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor —
A residence and farm, a stagecoach stop, a tavern, an office building and a museum! In 1812, Scotch-Irish immigrant Alexander Johnston (who lived to be almost 100 yrs.) began erecting this landmark structure. The stone for the building and . . . Map (db m167362) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Twelve Mile Camp
George Washington in 1758 set up a camp a mile north of this point while building Forbes Road. In 1774 Fort Shippen was built at the same site.Map (db m48079) HM
14 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who served and are serving in the United States Armed Forces Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever . . . Map (db m184575) WM
15 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — Veterans Memorial
In Honor of All Military VeteransMap (db m184587) WM
16 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Latrobe — William Findley
Near the western end of Latrobe was the log house of this antifederalist Congressman, who lived modestly alongside his constituents. A shaper of public opinion in western Pennsylvania, he sympathized with the Whiskey Rebellion but, as tempers . . . Map (db m48082) HM
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May. 29, 2023