“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 Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of McKean 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> McKean County, PA (40) Cameron County, PA (10) Elk County, PA (7) Potter County, PA (30) Warren County, PA (33) Allegany County, NY (55) Cattaraugus County, NY (75)  McKeanCounty(40) McKean County (40)  CameronCounty(10) Cameron County (10)  ElkCounty(7) Elk County (7)  PotterCounty(30) Potter County (30)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)  AlleganyCountyNew York(55) Allegany County (55)  CattaraugusCounty(75) Cattaraugus County (75)
Mount Jewett is in McKean County
      McKean County (40)  
      Cameron County (10)  
      Elk County (7)  
      Potter County (30)  
      Warren County (33)  
      Allegany County, New York (55)  
      Cattaraugus County, New York (75)  
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1Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Commerce to Collapse
As the tallest and longest bridge of its time, the Kinzua Viaduct embodied the spirit of the industrial revolution. Cargo and sightseers rumbled across the viaduct for 120 years until an F1 tornado toppled the viaduct in 2003. Today, a skywalk and . . . Map (db m104941) HM
2Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Forces of Nature
A DCNR inspection in 2002 deemed the viaduct unsafe and it was closed to all traffic. Restoration work was well underway when, on July 21, 2003, severe weather sent the crew scrambling for shelter. Just after 3:15 p.m., an F1 tornado hit Kinzua . . . Map (db m104938) HM
3Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Kinzua BridgeThe Life, Death and Renewal
An Engineering and Historical Marvel. The need to transport coal, oil and lumber across the Kinzua Valley inspired General Thomas Kane, president of the New York, Lake Erie and Western railroad and Coal Company, and Octave Chanute, chief . . . Map (db m104920) HM
4Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Kinzua Viaduct
Originally begun in 1881 for the New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad to ship coal, lumber, and oil, it was once the world’s highest and longest rail viaduct. Rebuilt in 1900 to carry heavier loads, it was in service until 1959. Kinzua Bridge . . . Map (db m51329) HM
5Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Nebo Lutheran Chapel and Cemetery
The Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Nebo Church was in 1886 as the first Lutheran Congregational in the Mount Jewett area. The octagonal shaped church was built in 1887 and was patterned after Ersta Kyrka at Danviken, near Stockholm, Sweden. The name . . . Map (db m83706) HM
6Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Sites to See — Kinzua Bridge State Park —
Step ahead for an adventure back in time. Discover an area abounding with historical treasures, pioneer stories, natural beauty, and small-town charm. Tour the Longhouse National Scenic Byway, hike stunning four-season trails, or experience . . . Map (db m163694) HM
7Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Spanning History — Kinzua Bridge State Park —
When constructed in 1882, Kinzua Viaduct was the highest railroad bridge in the world. An engineering marvel built to access local coal, timber, and oil, the iron viaduct stood 301 feet high and spanned 2,053 feet. In 1900, workers rebuilt the . . . Map (db m163693) HM
Nov. 28, 2021