List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Cambria County

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Location of Cambria County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Cambria County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Cambria County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 26 historical markers located in Cambria County.[1]


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Admiral Peary Park TransparentPlaceholder.png 1948 At site on SR 1005 just N of junction with SR 2014 W of Cresson
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War, Professions & Vocations
Allegheny Portage Railroad Allegheny Portage Railroad.jpg Sunday, September 11, 1994 Intersection of Rts. 53 & 164, Portage Twp.
Roadside Railroads, Transportation
Cambria City TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 01, 1994 418 Broad St., Johnstown
40°20′23″N 78°55′44″W / 40.3397°N 78.9288°W / 40.3397; -78.9288 (Cambria City)
City Cities & Towns, Coal, Ethnic & Immigration, Labor, Religion, Steel
Cambria County Cambria County Courthouse - Ebensburg, PA.jpg Tuesday, May 25, 1982 County Courthouse, Center St., Ebensburg
40°31′33″N 78°43′30″W / 40.5257°N 78.7249°W / 40.5257; -78.7249 (Cambria County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Charles M. Schwab Charles M. Schwab - Project Gutenberg eText 17976.jpg Monday, August 18, 1947 SR 1001 at Loretto
40°30′31″N 78°38′11″W / 40.50859°N 78.63629°W / 40.50859; -78.63629 (Charles M. Schwab)
Roadside Business & Industry, Education, Professions & Vocations, Steel
Clara Barton (1821-1912) WcbbustCBarton2.jpg Friday, July 01, 1994 662 Main St., Johnstown
City Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Women
Demetrius Gallitzin Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin.jpg Tuesday, August 19, 1947 SR 1005 (former LR 276), Loretto
40°30′08″N 78°37′51″W / 40.5021°N 78.6309°W / 40.5021; -78.6309 (Demetrius Gallitzin)
Roadside Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Dr. Lawrence F. Flick TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, May 11, 1959 U.S. 219, 1 mile S of Carrolltown
Roadside Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
First Cambria AME Zion Church TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, May 10, 1997 409 Haynes Street, Johnstown
40°19′12″N 78°55′17″W / 40.32°N 78.9213°W / 40.32; -78.9213 (First Cambria AME Zion Church)
City African American, Religion
First Steel Cambria Iron Company, Blacksmith Shop, Lower Works, Johnstown (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).jpg Tuesday, March 04, 1947 Pa. 56 in Johnstown, opposite steel mill (Missing)
Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Steel
First Steel Rails TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, August 18, 1947 Opposite steel mill (old Pa. 56), Johnstown
Roadside Business & Industry, Iron, Railroads, Steel
Hastings UMWA - District 2 Labor Chautauquas TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, July 22, 2007 Brubaker Lane walking trail, Hastings (near Boro. Bldg. - 207 5th Ave.)
Roadside Coal, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
John Brophy John-Brophy-circa-1905.JPG Saturday, November 06, 1993 Triangle Park, Route 271
40°19′12″N 78°50′13″W / 40.32°N 78.837°W / 40.32; -78.837 (John Brophy)
Roadside Coal, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
Johnstown Johnstownview.jpg Wednesday, October 01, 1947 William Penn Ave. (ST 3037) at N city line (Missing)
Roadside Business & Industry, Steel
Johnstown Flood The Great Conemaugh Valley Disaster.jpg May, 1975 North bound side of U.S. 219, at sta. 6/45, approx. one mile south of South Fork Boro.
Roadside Environment
Johnstown Flood Johnstown flood debris.jpg Tuesday, May 31, 2005 Johnstown Festival Park - 90 Johns St., near the Stone Bridge
City Environment
Johnstown Flood TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, August 18, 1947 Rager's Hill Rd. & Rt. 869, near Rt. 219, 1 mile S of South Fork
40°20′49″N 78°47′02″W / 40.34707°N 78.78386°W / 40.34707; -78.78386 (Johnstown Flood)
Roadside Environment
Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, October 21, 1999 Point Park, Johnstown
40°19′49″N 78°55′29″W / 40.3302°N 78.9248°W / 40.3302; -78.9248 (Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project)
Roadside Environment, Government & Politics, Military
Lemon House Alpo-lemon-house-3.jpg Wednesday, November 19, 1958 old U.S. 22 E of Cresson at county line
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Houses & Homesteads
Loretto Loretto01.jpg Tuesday, June 29, 1948 Manor Rd. (SR 1005), just outside Loretto
40°27′36″N 78°35′51″W / 40.46005°N 78.59758°W / 40.46005; -78.59758 (Loretto)
Roadside Education, Religion, Steel
Loretto TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, August 19, 1947 US 22 and PA 276 West of Cresson
Roadside Business & Industry, Religion
Malcolm Cowley Malcolmcowley.jpg Saturday, August 20, 1994 U.S. 422, 2 miles W of Belsano
40°31′33″N 78°53′11″W / 40.5257°N 78.8864°W / 40.5257; -78.8864 (Malcolm Cowley)
Roadside Writers
Portage Railroad TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, August 19, 1947 Wm. Penn Hwy. (SR 2014 / old U.S. 22) at Portage Rd., just E of Cresson
40°27′27″N 78°34′22″W / 40.45747°N 78.57277°W / 40.45747; -78.57277 (Portage Railroad)
Roadside Railroads, Transportation
Robert E. Peary RobertPeary.jpg Tuesday, August 19, 1947 Adm. Peary / Wm. Penn Hwy. (SR 2014 / old US 22) just W of Cresson
40°27′37″N 78°35′58″W / 40.46027°N 78.59933°W / 40.46027; -78.59933 (Robert E. Peary)
Roadside Exploration, Professions & Vocations
Sgt. Michael Strank Michael Strank.jpg Saturday, May 17, 1986 125 Main St. (Pa. 271), Franklin Borough
40°20′34″N 78°53′03″W / 40.3429°N 78.8843°W / 40.3429; -78.8843 (Sgt. Michael Strank)
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
Staple Bend Tunnel Staplebendtunnel.jpg Tuesday, August 19, 1947 Pa. 271, 5 miles N of Johnstown (Missing)
Roadside Railroads, Transportation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

External links[edit]