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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Napier 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 (69) Blair County, PA (91) Cambria County, PA (77) Fulton County, PA (22) Huntingdon County, PA (42) Somerset County, PA (79) Allegany County, MD (194)  BedfordCounty(69) Bedford County (69)  BlairCounty(91) Blair County (91)  CambriaCounty(77) Cambria County (77)  FultonCounty(22) Fulton County (22)  HuntingdonCounty(42) Huntingdon County (42)  SomersetCounty(79) Somerset County (79)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(194) Allegany County (194)
Location of Napier Township, Pennsylvania
    Bedford County (69)
    Blair County (91)
    Cambria County (77)
    Fulton County (22)
    Huntingdon County (42)
    Somerset County (79)
    Allegany County, Maryland (194)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — 1806 Old Log Church
This log church, built in 1806, on land donated by John Schell, the founder of Schellsburg, is the oldest church structure in Bedford County. Two congregations, the German Reformed and Lutherans, shared this church until both congregations moved to . . . Map (db m120991) HM
2Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Bedford Co. Bridge #15Colvin Covered Bridge
WGC8 38-05-24 Rehabilitated in 1996 Co. Commissioners: Norma C. Ickes, Chairperson; Dick M. Rice; Gary W. Ebersole Co. Engineer: P. Joseph Lehman, Inc. Contractor: Kee Ta Qyah Construction History of the Bridge Constructed . . . Map (db m8286) HM
3Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Bonnet Tavern
This inn at the junction of the Forbes and Burd Roads was operated, 1779-1815, by Jean Bonnet and his heirs. In mid-1794, during the Whiskey Rebellion, embattled farmers met here and raised a liberty pole to protest the federal excise tax on . . . Map (db m60115) HM
4Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Forbes Road
This intersection marks the point where Forbes Road of 1758 diverged from the path cut by Col. Burd in 1755. The Forbes Road led through the wilderness west toward Ligonier from this point.Map (db m59734) HM
5Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Forbes Road1758 — Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —
The Forks The Road cut by Colonel James Burd in 1755 and the Forbes Road diverge here, Forbes Road leading southwestward to Shawnee Cabins Encampment 4 1/2 miles from Fort Bedford.Map (db m166740) HM
6Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — From Motor Camping to Tourist Cabins
By 1923, motor camping was the number one national pastime. Automobiles provided average Americans a new type of freedom and a way to escape their daily routine by touring the countryside on short weekend trips or cross-country treks. But it wasn't . . . Map (db m120992) HM
7Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Lincoln Highway Heritage CorridorBuilding the Highway
The French and Indian War (1754-1760) marked the entrance of Pennsylvania into world history and into the road system. General John Forbes selected the best Indian paths that would serve his military objectives of reclaiming western Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m166787) HM
8Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Old Log Church
On land granted by John Schell for the purpose of erecting a union church, construction of this primitive log church building was begun in 1806 by the Reformed and Lutheran Congregations of this area.Map (db m121037) HM
9Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Napier Township — Traveling The Highway
For over 200 years, Bedford County taverns have served as stopovers for weary travelers en route to Pittsburgh or Philadelphia. Over the years, most of these taverns have ceased to operate. However, the Jean Bonnet Tavern continues to offer a fine . . . Map (db m60116) HM
 
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