List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Mercer County

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Location of Mercer County in Pennsylvania

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Mercer 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 19 historical markers located in Mercer County.[1]


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Albert Bushnell Hart Albert Bushnell Hart.jpg Friday, April 30, 1948 S side PA 258 at PA 18, across from Tara restaurant, just N of Sharpsville
41°17′00″N 80°25′43″W / 41.28335°N 80.42853°W / 41.28335; -80.42853 (Albert Bushnell Hart)
Roadside Education, Professions & Vocations
Bigler Graves TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 12, 1946 PA 58 (628 Mercer Rd.) at Salem Rd., SE of Greenville
41°21′47″N 80°21′18″W / 41.36298°N 80.35499°W / 41.36298; -80.35499 (Bigler Graves)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors
Bigler Home TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 12, 1946 Pa. 58 SE of Greenville (MISSING)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors
Camp Reynolds TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 01, 1994 Rte. 18 S of Greenville (MISSING)
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
Clay Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, January 20, 1949 N side of US 62 at Clay Furnace Rd., W of Charleston
41°14′15″N 80°23′05″W / 41.23742°N 80.38486°W / 41.23742; -80.38486 (Clay Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Furnaces, Iron
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, April 30, 1948 Wasser Bridge Rd. (SR 4003) just E of Pa. 18, S of Greenville (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Environment, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 12, 1946 PA 18 & 518 (Lamar Rd.), Lamonts Corners, east of Sharpsville
41°15′26″N 80°27′10″W / 41.25722°N 80.45276°W / 41.25722; -80.45276 (Erie Extension Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, November 12, 1947 Wasser Bridge Road, .3 mile E of Pa. 18, S of Greenville (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Environment, Navigation, Transportation
Freedom Road TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, August 23, 1948 US 62, across from Great Stoneboro Fair, SW of Sandy Lake
41°20′07″N 80°05′50″W / 41.33535°N 80.09734°W / 41.33535; -80.09734 (Freedom Road)
Roadside African American, Underground Railroad, Women
General Hugh Mercer - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a N Diamond St., N side of Co. courthouse, right column support, Mercer
41°13′38″N 80°14′21″W / 41.22717°N 80.23911°W / 41.22717; -80.23911 (General Hugh Mercer - PLAQUE)
Plaque American Revolution, Forts, French & Indian War, Military
James Sheakley TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, March 06, 1967 E side of US 19, across from church, N end of Sheakleyville
40°26′43″N 79°59′08″W / 40.44521°N 79.98542°W / 40.44521; -79.98542 (James Sheakley)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Johnston Tavern TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, August 24, 1948 US 19 (across from 1561 Perry Hwy.), near Dydek's Lane, N of Leesburg
41°09′00″N 80°13′24″W / 41.14998°N 80.22333°W / 41.14998; -80.22333 (Johnston Tavern)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Inns & Taverns
Kidd's Mill Covered Bridge TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, July 15, 1995 SR 4012 at Kidd's Mill Rd. (Kidd's Mill State Park), 5 miles S of Greenville
41°21′17″N 80°23′50″W / 41.35481°N 80.39709°W / 41.35481; -80.39709 (Kidd's Mill Covered Bridge)
Roadside Bridges, Transportation
Mercer County TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, May 12, 1983 N Diamond St. at N side of Co courthouse, at Courthouse Square, Mercer
40°26′43″N 79°59′08″W / 40.44521°N 79.98542°W / 40.44521; -79.98542 (Mercer County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Pennsylvania Flag of Pennsylvania.svg n/a S side of Tamarack Dr. (Rt. 718), Five Points, NW of Sharpsville, at state line
41°18′38″N 80°31′05″W / 41.31065°N 80.5181°W / 41.31065; -80.5181 (Pennsylvania)
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania Seal of Pennsylvania.svg Thursday, January 01, 1948 SR 358 (Vernon Rd.) at state line, ~3 miles W of Maysville
41°23′14″N 80°31′07″W / 41.38729°N 80.51867°W / 41.38729; -80.51867 (Pennsylvania)
Roadside Government & Politics 17th Century, Government & Politics 18th Century, William Penn
Pymatuning TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 12, 1946 Pa. 258 E of Clark (Missing)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Pymatuning TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 12, 1946 Pa. 258 E of Clark (Missing)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Shenango Town TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, March 14, 1947 Pa. 118 SE of West Middlesex (Missing)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Native American

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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