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Academia/Pomeroy Covered Bridge image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
Academia/Pomeroy Covered Bridge
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Academia — Academia/Pomeroy Covered Bridge
The Pomeroy-Academia bridge is a two span covered timber burr arch truss bridge built by James M. Groninger in 1902. At 270 feet it is the longest remaining covered bridge in the Commonwealth. It was erected to replace another wooden bridge damaged . . . — Map (db m90747) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Academia — Tuscarora Academy
Founded in 1836, it operated as an academy until 1912. Building, erected 1816, was used as a church until 1849. Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission — Map (db m90751) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mexico — First White Settlement in the Juniata Valley
Side 1 Several years in advance of other European settlers, Frederick Staring (Starns) led a small band of fellow countrymen from German Flatts in the Mohawk Valley of NY in 1741 to boldly locate themselves here in the valley of the . . . — Map (db m90756) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mexico — Fort Bigham
The site of this stockaded blockhouse is a few miles west in Tuscarora Valley. Built about 1754 to protect traders and settlers in this region. In 1756 it was destroyed by Indians — Map (db m90752) WM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mexico — Mexico 1751-2001
Large Plaque Left side New Mexico Mill, built by William Thomson, 1819, S. Vines Mason

Small Plaque Slate Cornerstones donated to the Town of Mexico by Dr. and Mrs. John M. Hetrick, Jr., Malinda J. Hetrick, John M. Hetrick, . . . — Map (db m90757) HM

Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mexico — Patterson's Fort
A stockade built about 1755 to protect settlers from Indian marauders. Capt. James Patterson was builder and commandant. It was located nearby to overlook the Juniata. — Map (db m90753) WM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mifflintown — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers from Juniata County Pa. who died in the War of the Rebellion in defence of the Union of their fathers. — Map (db m53718) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mifflintown — John Harris In Memory Of
. . . — Map (db m53721) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mifflintown — Juniata County
Formed on March 2, 1831 from Mifflin County. Named for the Juniata River, and noted for its scenery and wildlife. Indian trails, turnpike, canal and railroad made the area a major route for trade and travel. Mifflintown, county seat, was . . . — Map (db m24241) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mifflintown — Juniata County War Memorial
To the glory of God and in honor of those who died in World War I World War II Korea Vietnam [Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m53720) WM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mifflintown — Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery World War Memorial Avenue of Trees
This Avenue of Trees, preserved by General Thomas Mifflin Chapter D.A.R. in memory of soldiers of Juniata County who gave their lives in the World War Dedicated November 11, 1940 — Map (db m53723) HM

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