List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Bedford County

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Location of Bedford County in Pennsylvania

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Bedford 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 31 historical markers located in Bedford County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Anderson House TransparentPlaceholder.png June 25, 1951 E. Pitt St. between Juliana & Richard Sts., Bedford
40°01′09″N 78°30′08″W / 40.01912°N 78.50235°W / 40.01912; -78.50235 (Anderson House)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, Houses & Homesteads
Bedford County Bedford County Courthouse Pennsylvania.jpg October 17, 1982 Courthouse, S. Juliana & Penn Sts., Bedford
40°01′03″N 78°30′13″W / 40.01752°N 78.50367°W / 40.01752; -78.50367 (Bedford County)
City Forts, French & Indian War, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Roads
Bedford Springs AugustusKollnerBedfordSpringsHotel1840.jpg June 4, 1947 Business U.S. 220, Bedford Springs
39°59′47″N 78°30′25″W / 39.9963°N 78.50683°W / 39.9963; -78.50683 (Bedford Springs)
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics 19th Century, Medicine & Science
Bedford Village AugustusKollnerNorthViewOfBedfordPA.jpg n/a Old main highways leading into Bedford
40°01′07″N 78°29′29″W / 40.01862°N 78.49145°W / 40.01862; -78.49145 (Bedford Village)
Roadside Early Settlement, Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Benjamin Walker Homestead TransparentPlaceholder.png May 13, 2006 407 Rainbow Dr., Alum Bank, PA 15521, 1.5 mi. N of Pleasantville - Rt. 56 onto Beutman Rd., .5 mi. N to location
Roadside African American, Civil War, Underground Railroad
Bonnet Tavern Jean Bonnet Tavern.jpg April 24, 1992 Jct. U.S. 30/Pa. 31, 4 miles W of Bedford
40°02′32″N 78°33′38″W / 40.04222°N 78.56042°W / 40.04222; -78.56042 (Bonnet Tavern)
Roadside George Washington, Military, Inns & Taverns, Whiskey Rebellion
Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial TransparentPlaceholder.png September 2, 1964 At site, Pa. 26, 2 miles NW of Saxton
Roadside American Revolution, Military, Native American
Espy House Espy House Bedford Pennsylvania.jpg June 25, 1951 E. Pitt St. between Juliana & Richard Sts., Bedford
40°01′09″N 78°30′10″W / 40.0191°N 78.50288°W / 40.0191; -78.50288 (Espy House)
City American Revolution, George Washington, Houses & Homesteads, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Forbes Camp TransparentPlaceholder.png November 17, 1947 U.S. 30 W of Schellsburg
40°02′56″N 78°38′52″W / 40.04882°N 78.64787°W / 40.04882; -78.64787 (Forbes Camp)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military
Forbes Road TransparentPlaceholder.png November 17, 1947 Jct. U.S. 30 & Pa. 31, 4 miles W of Bedford
40°02′34″N 78°33′36″W / 40.04283°N 78.56°W / 40.04283; -78.56 (Forbes Road)
Roadside French & Indian War, Roads, Transportation
Forbes Road - Washington & Bouquet Meeting TransparentPlaceholder.png July 26, 2008 Bedford Valley Rd. (Rt. 220) between Providence Lutheran Church and Goodness Grows Landscaping, 2 miles N of Centerville
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Roads
Forbes Road (Fort Juniata) TransparentPlaceholder.png January 9, 1952 U.S. 30, 6.2 miles E of Everett
39°59′46″N 78°16′07″W / 39.99598°N 78.26857°W / 39.99598; -78.26857 (Forbes Road - Fort Juniata)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Roads, Transportation
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Bedford-Raystown (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a On wall at NW corner Pitt & Juliana Sts., Bedford
40°01′09″N 78°30′15″W / 40.01903°N 78.50425°W / 40.01903; -78.50425 (Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Bedford-Raystown -PLAQUE)
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Dewart McLeans' Encampment (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a US 30, opposite old shot factory at curve at bottom of hill leading to Ship Hotel, just E of Somerset Co. line (MISSING)
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Shawnee Cabins Encampment (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a US 30 at W edge Schellsburg
40°02′56″N 78°38′52″W / 40.0488°N 78.64765°W / 40.0488; -78.64765 (Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Shawnee Cabins Encampment -PLAQUE)
Plaque French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - The Forks (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Junction US 30 & PA 31, 4 miles W of Bedford
40°02′34″N 78°33′35″W / 40.04285°N 78.55983°W / 40.04285; -78.55983 (Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - The Forks -PLAQUE)
Plaque French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Fort Bedford FORT BEDFORD, BEDFORD COUNTY, PA.jpg October 6, 1972 U.S. 30 near site in Bedford
40°12′04″N 78°30′17″W / 40.201017°N 78.50467°W / 40.201017; -78.50467 (Fort Bedford)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fraser Tavern Bedford fraser tavern.jpg March 1, 1952 NE corner E. Pitt & Richard Sts., Bedford
40°01′09″N 78°30′06″W / 40.0192°N 78.50162°W / 40.0192; -78.50162 (Fraser Tavern)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Inns & Taverns
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png June 29, 1963 SR 1005 (former Pa. 36 & LR 286) 5 miles S of Loysburg
40°06′03″N 78°23′22″W / 40.1009°N 78.38953°W / 40.1009; -78.38953 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
King's House TransparentPlaceholder.png March 1, 1951 E. Pitt St. between Juliana & Richard Sts., Bedford
40°01′09″N 78°30′12″W / 40.01903°N 78.5034°W / 40.01903; -78.5034 (King's House)
City French & Indian War, Houses & Homesteads, Military
Old Log Church OldLogChurchpostcard1920s.jpg September 1, 1974 Lincoln Hwy. (US 30), near Cemetery Rd., just W of Schellsburg
40°02′58″N 78°39′20″W / 40.04932°N 78.65545°W / 40.04932; -78.65545 (Old Log Church)
Roadside Buildings, Religion
Pennsylvania Flag of Pennsylvania.svg January 18, 1949 Pa. 96, 1000 ft. from state line
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania Flag of Pennsylvania.svg January 18, 1949 U.S. 220, 1650 feet from state line
39°43′33″N 78°42′35″W / 39.72573°N 78.70965°W / 39.72573; -78.70965 (Pennsylvania)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania Turnpike TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a South Midway Service Plaza, just W of Turnpike Exit 11, Bedford
40°01′49″N 78°29′35″W / 40.03022°N 78.49312°W / 40.03022; -78.49312 (Pennsylvania Turnpike)
Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Roads, Transportation
Pennsylvania Turnpike TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a North Midway Service Plaza just W of Turnpike exit 11, Bedford
40°01′50″N 78°29′31″W / 40.03062°N 78.49203°W / 40.03062; -78.49203 (Pennsylvania Turnpike)
Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Roads, Transportation
Phillips' Rangers TransparentPlaceholder.png February 25, 1966 Pa. 26, 2 miles NW of Saxton
Roadside American Revolution, Military, Native American
Rural Electrification New Enterprise REMC offices.jpg March 1, 1989 Pa. 869 at New Enterprise
40°01′02″N 78°29′08″W / 40.01715°N 78.48547°W / 40.01715; -78.48547 (Rural Electrification)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity
Rural Electrification TransparentPlaceholder.png June 2, 1989 E Pitt St. / Lincoln Hwy. (SR 4010 / old US 30) at Clark Bldg. & Donohue Manor Rds., .5 mile E of Bedford
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity
Russell House RUSSELL HOUSE, BEDFORD COUNTY, PA.jpg June 25, 1951 203 S. Juliana St., Bedford (Missing)
City Buildings, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Houses & Homesteads
Shawnee Cabins TransparentPlaceholder.png November 17, 1947 US 30 near Mill Rd., W of Schellsburg
40°02′55″N 78°38′51″W / 40.04873°N 78.6476°W / 40.04873; -78.6476 (Shawnee Cabins)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American, Paths & Trails
The Squares The Squares historical marker.jpg June 25, 1951 S. Juliana St. at W Penn St., Bedford
40°01′03″N 78°30′13″W / 40.01738°N 78.50358°W / 40.01738; -78.50358 (Squares, The)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, William Penn

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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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