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 November 23, 1946 Junction US 119 & PA 166, north of Point Marion (MISSING) Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Alliance Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png November 22, 1946 Banning & Layton Roads, Perryopolis
40°06′05″N 79°42′34″W / 40.10128°N 79.709541°W / 40.10128; -79.709541 (Alliance Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron, Military, Native American
Alliance Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png November 22, 1946 PA 819, 1 mile north of Dawson (MISSING) Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron, Military, Native American
Benjamin Wells TransparentPlaceholder.png July 19, 1994 US 119 at North 7th Street, 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 Front Street, Brownsville Plaque Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Boatbuilding Center/Steamboat Enterprise Enterprise 03.jpg August 27, 1994 Dunlap's Creek Park, Market Street & Bank Street, Brownsville
40°01′17″N 79°53′18″W / 40.021393°N 79.888297°W / 40.021393; -79.888297 (Boatbuilding Center/Steamboat Enterprise)
Roadside Business & Industry, Transportation
Braddock Park BraddocksGrave-photo.jpg November 23, 1946 At park, National Road (US 40), 2.5 miles northwest of Farmington
39°49′55″N 79°36′03″W / 39.832007°N 79.600891°W / 39.832007; -79.600891 (Braddock Park)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Braddock Road (Dunbar's Camp) TransparentPlaceholder.png June 17, 1952 Jumonville Rd. (SR 2021), ~3 miles north of National Road (US 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 June 17, 1952 National Road (US 40) at Jumonville Road (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 August 26, 1952 US 119, .2 mile south 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) Henry Clay Township tavern.jpg May 21, 1952 National Road (US 40), 3.5 miles southeast 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 November 22, 1946 6th & Market Streets (US 40), Brownsville
40°01′18″N 79°52′45″W / 40.021635°N 79.879162°W / 40.021635; -79.879162 (Brashear House))
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Education, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations, Inns & Taverns
Brownsville BrownsvilleNeck.JPG November 22, 1946 National Pike at south end of Brownsville
40°01′06″N 79°52′45″W / 40.01833°N 79.87914°W / 40.01833; -79.87914 (Brownsville))
Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Military, Paths & Trails, Roads
Coke Ovens TransparentPlaceholder.png November 22, 1946 PA 51 just west of Perryopolis
40°04′16″N 79°45′43″W / 40.071117°N 79.761983°W / 40.071117; -79.761983 (Coke Ovens))
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron, Steel
Col. William Crawford Portrait of Colonel William Crawford.jpg n/a US 119 at North 7th Street, .2 mile south 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 South Pittsburgh Street & East South Street, Connellsville
40°00′58″N 79°35′19″W / 40.015973°N 79.588653°W / 40.015973; -79.588653 (Colonel William Crawford)
Plaque American Revolution, George Washington, Military
Connellsville Coke Region TransparentPlaceholder.png March 15, 2007 US 119S, near entrance to PSU Fayette, Eberly Campus, Uniontown
39°56′44″N 79°39′23″W / 39.945529°N 79.656444°W / 39.945529; -79.656444 (Connellsville Coke Region)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron, Labor, Steel
Dunbar's Camp TransparentPlaceholder.png June 18, 1946 National Road (US 40), approximately 6 miles southeast of Uniontown, at Summit (MISSING) City French & Indian War, Military
Dunlap's Creek Bridge Dunlap creek bridge jet lowe 1983.jpg November 29, 1991 At bridge, Market Street, Brownsville
40°01′17″N 79°53′17″W / 40.021366°N 79.88808°W / 40.021366; -79.88808 (Dunlap's Creek Bridge)
Roadside Bridges, Roads, Transportation
Edwin S. Porter Edwin S Porter.jpg May 2, 1992 Pittsburgh Street & Fairview Avenue, 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 May 15, 1994 Mill Run Road (PA 381) near entrance to Fallingwater, Mill Run
39°54′02″N 79°27′56″W / 39.900547°N 79.465509°W / 39.900547; -79.465509 (Fallingwater)
Roadside Buildings, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations
Fayette County Fayette County Courthouse, Uniontown.jpg October 21, 1982 County Courthouse, East Main Street (Business US 40), Uniontown
39°54′05″N 79°43′24″W / 39.901469°N 79.723229°W / 39.901469; -79.723229 (Fayette County)
City Forts, French & Indian War, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Roads
Fort Gaddis Thomas Gaddis House (Exterior).jpg November 23, 1946 SR 3019 (old US 119), 2 miles south 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 November 23, 1946 East Main Street (PA 166), near Fairview Avenue, Masontown
39°50′36″N 79°53′57″W / 39.843275°N 79.899198°W / 39.843275; -79.899198 (Fort Mason)
Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military
Fort Necessity FortNecessityWithCannon.jpg June 18, 1946 At entrance to Fort Necessity National Battlefield, National Road (US 40), Farmington
39°48′20″N 79°33′40″W / 39.805666°N 79.561207°W / 39.805666; -79.561207 (Fort Necessity)
City Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
Fort Necessity - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png July 1926 Mount Washington Tavern, National Road (US 40), 1 mile northwest of Farmington
39°49′05″N 79°35′16″W / 39.818046°N 79.587662°W / 39.818046; -79.587662 (Fort Necessity)
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
George C. Marshall General George C. Marshall, official military photo, 1946.JPEG January 17, 1981 142 West Main Street (US 40), Uniontown
39°54′03″N 79°43′50″W / 39.900868°N 79.730648°W / 39.900868; -79.730648 (George C Marshall)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Military, Military Post-Civil War
George Washington Washington 1772.jpg 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 southwest 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 November 7, 2008 Uniontown Public Library, 24 Jefferson Street, Uniontown
39°53′58″N 79°43′22″W / 39.899317°N 79.722667°W / 39.899317; -79.722667 (James Finley)
Roadside Bridges, Government & Politics, Professions & Vocations
Jumonville Defeat JumonvilleGlenPanorama 5 2 2007.jpg May 24, 1946 National Road (US 40) approximately 6 miles southeast of Uniontown at Summit (MISSING) City French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
Meason House Isaac Meason House.jpg November 22, 1946 US 119 4.5 miles southwest 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 November 23, 1946 National Road (US 40), 1.2 miles northwest of Farmington (MISSING) Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Roads, Inns & Taverns
National Road National road map.png October 12, 1948 National Road (US 40), 1.7 miles northwest 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 October 12, 1948 National Road (US 40), northwest of Brier Hill
39°59′18″N 79°50′33″W / 39.988339°N 79.842568°W / 39.988339; -79.842568 (National Road)
Roadside Government & Politics, Roads, Transportation
National Road (Chestnut Ridge) TransparentPlaceholder.png May 19, 1996 National Pike (US 40 Business) & Hopwood Fairchance Road, Hopwood
39°52′20″N 79°41′55″W / 39.872228°N 79.698595°W / 39.872228; -79.698595 (National Road)
City Government & Politics, Railroads, Roads, Transportation
Old Glassworks TransparentPlaceholder.png June 1, 1955 Across from Albert Gallatin High School, New Geneva Road (PA 166), Point Marion
39°46′48″N 79°55′13″W / 39.779911°N 79.920143°W / 39.779911; -79.920143 (Old Glassworks)
Roadside Business & Industry, Glass
Penn-Craft Buildings in Penncraft, Pennsylvania.jpg November 8, 1991 Penncraft Road, East Millsboro
39°57′35″N 79°54′51″W / 39.959661°N 79.914091°W / 39.959661; -79.914091 (Penn-Craft)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Coal, Government & Politics, Labor
Pennsylvania Flag of Pennsylvania.svg March 28, 1949 US 119, 175 feet north of state line (MISSING) Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Philander Knox Philander Knox House.jpg November 22, 1946 322 Front Street, Brownsville
40°01′16″N 79°52′54″W / 40.021117°N 79.881667°W / 40.021117; -79.881667 (Philander Knox)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Searight's Tavern Josiah Frost House.jpg June 18, 1946 National Road (US 40) southeast of Brier Hill (MISSING) City Buildings, Business & Industry, Inns & Taverns
Searight's Tollhouse Searights Tollhouse, western front.jpg n/a At site on National Road (US 40) between Lacy Road & Dearth / Canistra Roads, 5 miles northwest 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 July 3, 1947 National Road (US 40), near Dearth / Canistra Roads, 5 miles northwest 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 November 23, 1946 US 40 at Uniontown (MISSING) Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Roads
Uniontown Fayette Building Uniontown Pennsylvania.jpg September 15, 1947 Morgantown Road & Vine Street, Uniontown
39°53′17″N 79°44′11″W / 39.887965°N 79.736334°W / 39.887965; -79.736334 (Uniontown)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Roads
Uniontown TransparentPlaceholder.png September 15, 1947 National Road (US 40) W of Uniontown (MISSING) Roadside Cities & Towns, Forts, Roads
Uniontown TransparentPlaceholder.png November 23, 1946 US 119 at Uniontown (MISSING) Roadside Cities & Towns
Washington Mill TransparentPlaceholder.png November 22, 1946 SR 4038, Perryopolis (MISSING) Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Mills
World War II Connellsville Canteen TransparentPlaceholder.png April 23, 1994 North Water Street, north of West Peach Street, 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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