“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 Loretto, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Cambria 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> Cambria County, PA (83) Bedford County, PA (93) Blair County, PA (99) Clearfield County, PA (65) Indiana County, PA (30) Somerset County, PA (106) Westmoreland County, PA (119)  CambriaCounty(83) Cambria County (83)  BedfordCounty(93) Bedford County (93)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  ClearfieldCounty(65) Clearfield County (65)  IndianaCounty(30) Indiana County (30)  SomersetCounty(106) Somerset County (106)  WestmorelandCounty(119) Westmoreland County (119)
Ebensburg is the county seat for Cambria County
Loretto is in Cambria County
      Cambria County (83)  
      Bedford County (93)  
      Blair County (99)  
      Clearfield County (65)  
      Indiana County (30)  
      Somerset County (106)  
      Westmoreland County (119)  
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1Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Loretto — Charles M. Schwab
The steel king, of whom Carnegie said he "knew more about steel than any man in the world," had his estate here. The grounds and buildings are owned by Saint Francis College.Map (db m52908) HM
2Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Loretto — Demetrius Gallitzin
Here is the tomb of the Russian prince-priest who gave up a life of ease for a frontier mission. Founder of Loretto, Catholic colony, 1799. Saint Michael's is on the site of his chapel. He died here May 6, 1840.Map (db m52909) HM
3Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Loretto — Loretto
This village, 3.5 miles northwest of here, was founded 1799 by Prince Gallitzin as a Catholic colony. The site of the priest -missioner's grave is here. Charles Schwab, steel king, had his home in Loretto, and is buried here.Map (db m52729) HM
4Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Loretto — Loretto
Founded 1799 by the prince-priest, Demetrius Gallitzin. Here he began in 1800 the first school in the area, a forerunner of St. Francis College, chartered in 1858. Catholic cultural center. Charles M. Schwab, steel king, had his home here.Map (db m73400) HM
5Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Loretto — Rev Demetrius Augustine GallitzinA Shepherd of Souls • A Preacher of the Word • A Servant of the Lord
Born at The Hague, Netherlands, December 20th, 1770 Died at Loretto, Pennsylvania, May 6th, 1840 He was ordained March 18th, 1795, and spent most of his priestly life as pioneer missionary in the Allegheny Mountains. In his travels through these . . . Map (db m73401) HM
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Aug. 12, 2022