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Everett, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
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Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Early Roads Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Located just a stone's throw from the Forbes Road (later the Lincoln Highway), the Everett Foundry and Machine Shop was the place to go for machine parts, welded pieces, molds or bells. The business was started in 1854 by Josiah and Jeremiah . . . — Map (db m134810) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Everett Area Honor Roll
Everett Area Honor Roll — Map (db m135656) WM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Everett Veterans Memorial
[Center plaque:] To those who served our country in time of war ☆ ☆ ☆ They gave their today for our tomorrow [Left plaque] In loving memory of all Rebekahs and Odd Fellows [Right . . . — Map (db m135658) WM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Forbes Road (Fort Juniata)
At the Juniata Crossings, half a mile north of here, General Forbes erected a small stockade in 1758 to protect the communications of his army moving west to attack Fort Duquesne. — Map (db m52663) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Gettysburg Campaign
Entrenchments still visible by the roadsides were prepared in June, 1863, by militia under Col. J.C. Higgins against threatened Confederate attack toward the railroad at Altoona. The march of troops toward Gettysburg on June 30-July 1 ended the . . . — Map (db m54182) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Highway Enterprise Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
In the early 1900s two local boys made a name for themselves in the automobile world. Chester (Chet) and Clayton Karns of Everett were pioneers in the automobile industry. The American Automobile Association (AAA) recognized the brothers as the . . . — Map (db m134815) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Highway Enterprise Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Travel reached its peak with the birth of automobiles. For the sake of convenience and price, motor camping was soon the latest trend. However, it wasn't long that travelers wanted heat, water, food and gas. As a result, entrepreneurs had the . . . — Map (db m135569) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Our Main Street Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
The village of Bloody Run, later named Everett, was planned by Michael Barndollar in 1785. Barndollar also built the Union Hotel at this site in 1808. It was known as one of the finest hotels in existence at that time. During the flood of 1936 . . . — Map (db m134813) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Everett — Road Versus Rail Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
At the end of the 1800s, most people lived less than 20 miles from a railroad station. By the early 1900s new paving techniques created opportunities for improved roads, like the Lincoln Highway. With automobile travel there were new levels of . . . — Map (db m134812) HM

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