“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 Mineral Point, 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 (86) Bedford County, PA (93) Blair County, PA (99) Clearfield County, PA (65) Indiana County, PA (31) Somerset County, PA (112) Westmoreland County, PA (133)  CambriaCounty(86) Cambria County (86)  BedfordCounty(93) Bedford County (93)  BlairCounty(99) Blair County (99)  ClearfieldCounty(65) Clearfield County (65)  IndianaCounty(31) Indiana County (31)  SomersetCounty(112) Somerset County (112)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)
Ebensburg is the county seat for Cambria County
Mineral Point is in Cambria County
      Cambria County (86)  
      Bedford County (93)  
      Blair County (99)  
      Clearfield County (65)  
      Indiana County (31)  
      Somerset County (112)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
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1Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Mineral Point — Allegheny Portage RailroadThe Pennsylvania Main Line Canal
Geography induced Pennsylvanians to propose a daring new transportation system. In order to link the populous and commercially vigorous eastern seaboard with the developing and resource-rich Ohio River Valley, legislators voted, in 1826, to fund the . . . Map (db m163495) HM
2Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Mineral Point — Allegheny Portage RailroadTo Staple Bend Tunnel
Workers hired to build the Allegheny Portage Railroad in the 1830's created the pathway before you. They dug, filled, and leveled the land, and built a flat railroad bed between here and the Staple Bend Tunnel. This now-abandoned trace, called the . . . Map (db m163496) HM
3Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Mineral Point — Staple Bend Tunnel
First railroad tunnel built in the U.S. and a part of the Portage Railroad. The masonry is intact and a unique engineering feat of the times. Can be visited a few miles east of here, via Mineral Point.Map (db m116894) HM
4Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Mineral Point — The Path of the Flood
The Path of the Flood Trail is 4 miles long and will take about 2 hours to walk. The trail follows the right-of- way of the former Southern Cambria Railway trolley line, and links to the National Park Service Staple Bend Tunnel Trail. Trail . . . Map (db m163497) HM
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Oct. 7, 2022