List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Fayette County

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Location of Fayette County in Pennsylvania

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Fayette 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 49 historical markers located in Fayette County.[1]


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Albert Gallatin AlbertGallatin.jpeg Saturday, November 23, 1946 Junction U.S. 119 & Pa. 166 N of Point Marion (Missing) Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Alliance Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 22, 1946 SR 1002, about 6 miles NW of PA 819, Perryopolis Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron, Military, Native American
Alliance Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 22, 1946 Pa. 819, 1 mile N of Dawson Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron, Military, Native American
Benjamin Wells TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, July 19, 1994 Route 119 at N. 7th St., Connellsville
40°01′06″N 79°35′59″W / 40.01847°N 79.59966°W / 40.01847; -79.59966 (Benjamin Wells)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Birthplace of John Alfred Brashear (1840-1920) - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png May 1943 On home of Jesse Coldren, Front St., Brownsville Plaque Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Boatbuilding Center/Steamboat Enterprise Enterprise 03.jpg Saturday, August 27, 1994 Dunlap's Creek Park, Bank Street, Brownsville Roadside Business & Industry, Transportation
Braddock Park BraddocksGrave-photo.jpg Saturday, November 23, 1946 U.S. 40, 2.5 miles NW of Farmington
39°49′55″N 76°36′03″W / 39.832°N 76.6008°W / 39.832; -76.6008 (Braddock Park)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Braddock Road (Dunbar's Camp) TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, June 17, 1952 Jumonville Rd. (SR 2021), ~3 mi N of Rt. 40, Jumonville
39°52′57″N 79°38′46″W / 39.88237°N 79.64622°W / 39.88237; -79.64622 (Braddock Road (Dunbar's Camp))
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Braddock Road (Rock Fort Camp) TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, June 17, 1952 US 40 at Jumonville Rd. (SR 2021), across from Summit Inn & Restaurant, Summit
39°51′00″N 79°39′25″W / 39.84992°N 79.65705°W / 39.84992; -79.65705 (Braddock Road (Rock Fort Camp))
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Native American, Roads
Braddock Road (Stewart's Crossing) TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, August 26, 1952 U.S. 119, .2 mile S of Connellsville
40°00′02″N 79°36′19″W / 40.00055°N 79.60515°W / 40.00055; -79.60515 (Braddock Road (Stewart's Crossing))
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Braddock Road (Twelve Springs Camp) TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, May 21, 1952 U.S. 40, 3.5 miles SE of Farmington
39°46′40″N 79°30′03″W / 39.77768°N 79.50087°W / 39.77768; -79.50087 (Braddock Road (Twelve Springs Camp))
Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military, Roads, Transportation
Brashear House Brashear House.jpg Friday, November 22, 1946 6th & Union Sts. (old U.S. 40), Brownsville Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Education, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations, Inns & Taverns
Brownsville BrownsvilleNeck.JPG Friday, November 22, 1946 Off U.S. 40 at Brownsville Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Military, Paths & Trails, Roads
Coke Ovens TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 22, 1946 Pa. 51 just W of Perryopolis Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron, Steel
Col. William Crawford Portrait of Colonel William Crawford.jpg n/a US 119 at N 7th St., .2 mile S of Connellsville
40°01′09″N 79°35′58″W / 40.01908°N 79.5994°W / 40.01908; -79.5994 (Col. William Crawford)
Roadside American Revolution, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Native American
Colonel William Crawford - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1918 S. Pittsburgh St. near Wills Rd., Connellsville Plaque American Revolution, George Washington, Military
Connellsville Coke Region TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, March 15, 2007 US Rt. 119S, near entrance to PSU Fayette, Eberly Campus, Uniontown Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron, Labor, Steel
Dunbar's Camp TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, June 18, 1946 U.S. 40 approximately 6 miles SE of Uniontown, at Summit (Missing) City French & Indian War, Military
Dunlap's Creek Bridge Dunlap creek bridge jet lowe 1983.jpg Friday, November 29, 1991 At bridge, Market Street, Brownsville Roadside Bridges, Roads, Transportation
Edwin S. Porter Edwin S Porter.jpg Saturday, May 02, 1992 Pittsburgh St. & Fairview Ave., Connellsville
40°00′59″N 79°35′20″W / 40.01645°N 79.58895°W / 40.01645; -79.58895 (Edwin S. Porter)
City Business & Industry, Motion Pictures & Television, Professions & Vocations
Fallingwater FallingwaterWright.jpg Sunday, May 15, 1994 Route 381 at the junction to the access road to Fallingwater
39°53′58″N 79°27′56″W / 39.89938°N 79.46563°W / 39.89938; -79.46563 (Fallingwater)
Roadside Buildings, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations
Fayette County Fayette County Courthouse, Uniontown.jpg Thursday, October 21, 1982 County Courthouse, Main St., Uniontown City Forts, French & Indian War, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Roads
Fort Gaddis Thomas Gaddis House (Exterior).jpg Saturday, November 23, 1946 SR 3019 (old U.S. 119), 2 miles S of Uniontown
39°52′04″N 79°44′39″W / 39.86778°N 79.7442°W / 39.86778; -79.7442 (Fort Gaddis)
Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military, Native American, Paths & Trails
Fort Mason TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, November 23, 1946 Pa. 166 at Masontown Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military
Fort Necessity FortNecessityWithCannon.jpg Tuesday, June 18, 1946 U.S. 40, 1 mile NW of Farmington (Missing) City Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
Fort Necessity - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png July 1926 US 40, Mount Washington, 1 mile NW of Farmington Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
George C. Marshall General George C. Marshall, official military photo, 1946.JPEG Saturday, January 17, 1981 142 W. Main St. (U.S. 40), Uniontown City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Military, Military Post-Civil War
George Washington Washington 1772.jpg Tuesday, July 16, 1946 Pa. 51 in Perryopolis (Missing) Roadside George Washington, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Gist's Plantation TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a US 119, 4.5 miles SW of Connellsville
39°57′18″N 79°39′06″W / 39.95499°N 79.65162°W / 39.95499; -79.65162 (Gist's Plantation)
City Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
James Finley (1756-1828) TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 07, 2008 Uniontown Public Library, 24 Jefferson St., Uniontown Roadside Bridges, Government & Politics, Professions & Vocations
Jumonville Defeat JumonvilleGlenPanorama 5 2 2007.jpg Friday, May 24, 1946 U.S. 40 approximately 6 miles SE of Uniontown at Summit (Missing) City French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
Meason House Isaac Meason House.jpg Friday, November 22, 1946 U.S. 119 4.5 miles SW of Connellsville
39°57′15″N 79°39′07″W / 39.95405°N 79.65198°W / 39.95405; -79.65198 (Meason House)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Iron, Mansions & Manors, Mills
Mount Washington Tavern MountWashingtonTavern200906.jpg Saturday, November 23, 1946 U.S. 40, 1.2 miles NW of Farmington Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Roads, Inns & Taverns
National Road National road map.png Tuesday, October 12, 1948 U.S. 40, 1.7 miles NW of Farmington
39°49′28″N 76°35′37″W / 39.8244°N 76.5935°W / 39.8244; -76.5935 (National Road)
Roadside Government & Politics, Roads, Transportation
National Road Peter Colley Tavern.jpg Tuesday, October 12, 1948 U.S. 40 NW of Brier Hill Roadside Government & Politics, Roads, Transportation
National Road (Chestnut Ridge) TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, May 19, 1996 US 40 (Bus.), Hopwood, in front of Hopwood Fire Dept. City Government & Politics, Railroads, Roads, Transportation
Old Glassworks TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, June 01, 1955 Pa. 166 in New Geneva (Missing) Roadside Business & Industry, Glass
Penn-Craft Buildings in Penncraft, Pennsylvania.jpg Friday, November 08, 1991 Township Road 326, Luzerne Township Roadside Cities & Towns, Coal, Government & Politics, Labor
Pennsylvania Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Monday, March 28, 1949 U.S. 119, 175 ft. north of state line Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Philander Knox Philander Knox House.jpg Friday, November 22, 1946 322 Front St. St., Brownsville Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Searight's Tavern Josiah Frost House.jpg Tuesday, June 18, 1946 U.S. 40 SE of Brier Hill (Missing) City Buildings, Business & Industry, Inns & Taverns
Searight's Tollhouse Searights Tollhouse, western front.jpg n/a At site on National Pike (US 40) between Lacy Rd. & Dearth / Canistra Rds., 5 miles NW of Uniontown
39°56′51″N 79°47′39″W / 39.94742°N 79.79428°W / 39.94742; -79.79428 (Searight's Tollhouse)
Roadside Roads, Transportation
Toll House TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, July 03, 1947 National Rd. (US 40), near Dearth / Canistra Rds., 5 miles NW of Uniontown
39°56′47″N 79°47′34″W / 39.94643°N 79.79285°W / 39.94643; -79.79285 (Toll House)
Roadside Government & Politics 19th Century, Roads, Transportation
Uniontown Uniontown PA.jpg Saturday, November 23, 1946 U.S. 40 at Uniontown Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Roads
Uniontown Fayette Building Uniontown Pennsylvania.jpg Monday, September 15, 1947 U.S. 119, N of Uniontown Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Roads
Uniontown TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 15, 1947 U.S. 40 W of Uniontown Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Roads
Uniontown TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, November 23, 1946 U.S. 119 at Uniontown Roadside Cities & Towns
Washington Mill TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 22, 1946 SR 4038, Perryopolis (Missing) Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Mills
World War II Connellsville Canteen TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, April 23, 1994 North Water Street in Connellsville
40°01′12″N 79°35′33″W / 40.02003°N 79.59245°W / 40.02003; -79.59245 (World War II Connellsville Canteen)
City Military, Military Post-Civil War, Women

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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