List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Huntingdon County

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Location of Huntingdon County in Pennsylvania

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Huntingdon 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 23 historical markers located in Huntingdon County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Admiral Wm. Sims William sowden sims.jpg April 23, 1995 Pa. 994 in Rockville, W of U.S. 522
40°14′18″N 77°54′06″W / 40.2382°N 77.90167°W / 40.2382; -77.90167 (Admiral Wm. Sims)
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
Bedford Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png April 28, 1947 US 522, at SE end of Orbisonia
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Furnaces, Iron
Coleraine Forges TransparentPlaceholder.png April 30, 1947 Pa. 45, 1.6 miles NE of Spruce Creek
40°37′38″N 78°06′51″W / 40.6272°N 78.11406°W / 40.6272; -78.11406 (Coleraine Forges)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron
David R. Porter DavidRittenhousePorter.jpg October 15, 1955 3rd & Penn Sts., Huntingdon
40°29′02″N 78°00′32″W / 40.48378°N 78.00891°W / 40.48378; -78.00891 (David R. Porter)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors, Professions & Vocations
Fort Roberdeau Fort Roberdeau Apr 10.JPG April 30, 1947 Pa. 453 & Truck Pa. 45 just S of Union Furnace (MISSING)
40°36′35″N 78°10′08″W / 40.60975°N 78.16875°W / 40.60975; -78.16875 (Fort Roberdeau)
Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military
Fort Shirley TransparentPlaceholder.png April 25, 1947 U.S. 522 at N end Shirleysburg
40°18′06″N 77°52′27″W / 40.30174°N 77.87404°W / 40.30174; -77.87404 (Fort Shirley)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Shirley - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png May 1, 1926 US 522, Shirleysburg
40°18′05″N 77°52′28″W / 40.30131°N 77.87431°W / 40.30131; -77.87431 (Fort Shirley - PLAQUE)
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Standing Stone TransparentPlaceholder.png October 15, 1955 Penn St., Huntingdon
40°28′54″N 78°00′15″W / 40.48162°N 78.00411°W / 40.48162; -78.00411 (Fort Standing Stone)
Roadside American Revolution, Forts, Military, Native American
Frankstown Path Frankstown Path near Alexandria.jpg March 16, 1949 US 22 at Water Street, PA (town name)
40°34′15″N 78°08′03″W / 40.57096°N 78.13425°W / 40.57096; -78.13425 (Frankstown Path)
Roadside Paths & Trails, Transportation
Greenwood Furnace GreenwoodFurnacePA.jpg April 30, 1947 Pa. 305 at Greenwood Furnace State Park
40°38′57″N 77°45′25″W / 40.64903°N 77.75705°W / 40.64903; -77.75705 (Greenwood Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Hart's Log TransparentPlaceholder.png March 16, 1946 PA 305 at US22 junction, just S of Alexandria
40°33′27″N 78°05′57″W / 40.55737°N 78.0993°W / 40.55737; -78.0993 (Hart's Log)
Roadside Early Settlement, Paths & Trails, Professions & Vocations, Transportation
Huntingdon County TransparentPlaceholder.png September 20, 1982 County Courthouse, Penn St., Huntingdon
40°29′01″N 78°00′29″W / 40.48364°N 78.00813°W / 40.48364; -78.00813 (Huntingdon County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Jack's Narrows TransparentPlaceholder.png June 6, 1946 U.S. 22, 8.5 miles SE of Huntingdo (Missing)
Roadside Environment
Juniata Iron TransparentPlaceholder.png April 29, 1947 U.S. 522, 1 mile S of Orbisonia
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron
Juniata Iron TransparentPlaceholder.png April 29, 1947 U.S. 22 just E of Water Street
40°34′15″N 78°08′02″W / 40.57088°N 78.13396°W / 40.57088; -78.13396 (Juniata Iron)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron
Martin G. Brumbaugh MartinGBrumbaugh.jpg July 1, 1949 Pa. 26, 1.3 miles NE of Marklesburg
40°23′49″N 78°08′56″W / 40.39705°N 78.1488°W / 40.39705; -78.1488 (Martin G. Brumbaugh)
Roadside Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Governors
Martin G. Brumbaugh MartinGBrumbaugh.jpg July 23, 1948 US 22 & PA 26, W of Huntingdon
40°29′31″N 78°02′24″W / 40.49208°N 78.04007°W / 40.49208; -78.04007 (Martin G. Brumbaugh)
Roadside Education, Governors, Professions & Vocations
McAlevy's Fort TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Junction Pa. 305 & Pa. 545 at McAlevy's Fort (Missing)
Roadside American Revolution, Military
McMurtrie Mansion TransparentPlaceholder.png October 15, 1955 4th & Penn. Huntingdon
40°29′04″N 78°00′38″W / 40.48447°N 78.01069°W / 40.48447; -78.01069 (McMurtrie Mansion)
City Buildings, Mansions & Manors
Pennsylvania Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png April 30, 1947 Spruce Creek Rd. (PA 45) at Pennsylvania Furnace Rd., PA Furnace
40°42′06″N 77°59′58″W / 40.70172°N 77.99935°W / 40.70172; -77.99935 (Pennsylvania Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Furnaces, Iron
Rural Electrification TransparentPlaceholder.png July 5, 1992 10700 Fairgrounds Rd., Huntingdon
40°30′34″N 77°58′44″W / 40.5094°N 77.97878°W / 40.5094; -77.97878 (Rural Electrification)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity
Shadow of Death TransparentPlaceholder.png April 28, 1947 Croghan Pike (US 522) W of Shade Gap
40°11′19″N 77°52′32″W / 40.18869°N 77.87561°W / 40.18869; -77.87561 (Shadow of Death)
Roadside Paths & Trails, Transportation
Spruce Creek Church TransparentPlaceholder.png April 21, 1949 Spruce Creek Rd. (PA 45) at church, just NE of Graysville
40°41′27″N 78°17′17″W / 40.69087°N 78.288°W / 40.69087; -78.288 (Spruce Creek Church)
Roadside Religion

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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