List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Westmoreland County
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List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Westmoreland County
Location of Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Westmoreland 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 42 historical markers located in Westmoreland County.[1]

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Historical markers

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Arthur St. Clair ArthurStClairOfficialPortrait-restored.jpg December 10, 1946 U.S. 30, 6.5 miles NW of Ligonier
40°17?07?N 79°19?15?W / 40.2854°N 79.3209°W / 40.2854; -79.3209 (Arthur St. Clair)
Roadside American Revolution, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military
Arthur St. Clair (1737-1818) ArthurStClairOfficialPortrait-restored.jpg October 28, 1995 St. Clair Park, N. Main St. near E Otterman St., Greensburg
Roadside American Revolution, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military
Brush Creek Salems Church TransparentPlaceholder.png May 26, 1952 U.S. 30 near Adamsburg, near Bush Run Markers (Missing)
Roadside Religion
Bullet's Defeat TransparentPlaceholder.png June 10, 2003 Old Forbes Road, SR1010 50, Ligonier
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Bushy Run December 10, 1946 U.S. 30 at Lowry Ave., S end of Jeanette
40°18?39?N 79°37?08?W / 40.31087°N 79.61892°W / 40.31087; -79.61892 (Bushy Run)
Roadside Early Settlement, Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American, Transportation
Bushy Run EdgeHillBushyRunPA.jpg December 10, 1946 Pa. 66 at Pittsburgh St. (old U.S. 22), Delmont
40°24?51?N 79°34?21?W / 40.41412°N 79.57252°W / 40.41412; -79.57252 (Bushy Run)
Roadside Early Settlement, Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Bushy Run Battlefield Bushy Run monument.JPG September 14, 1964 At site, Pa. 993, 1 mile E of Harrison City
40°21?21?N 79°37?32?W / 40.35577°N 79.6256°W / 40.35577; -79.6256 (Bushy Run Battlefield)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Christian B. Anfinen Christian B. Anfinsen, NIH portrait, 1969.jpg October 1, 1999 3rd & Donner Avenues, Monessen
City Education, Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Colonel Edward Cook Col. Edward Cook House.jpg October 29, 1994 Intersection near Rehoboth Church
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military, Professions & Vocations, Whiskey Rebellion
Dagworthy's Camp TransparentPlaceholder.png July 17, 1946 U.S. 30, 8.3 miles E of Greensburg (Missing)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Medicine & Science, Military
Darr Mine Disaster TransparentPlaceholder.png September 14, 1994 Olive Branch Cemetery, Pa. 981 between Pa. 51 and Smithton
40°09?16?N 79°45?20?W / 40.15452°N 79.75562°W / 40.15452; -79.75562 (Darr Mine Disaster)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Ethnic & Immigration, Labor
Fanny Sellins TransparentPlaceholder.png September 3, 1989 Front of Union Cemetery, Pa. 366, Arnold
40°34?56?N 79°45?28?W / 40.5821°N 79.75783°W / 40.5821; -79.75783 (Fanny Sellins)
Roadside Labor, Women
Forbes Road TransparentPlaceholder.png July 13, 1960 U.S. 22, 1.2 miles E of Murrysville (Missing)
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Roads
Forbes Road TransparentPlaceholder.png November 11, 1967 Murrysville
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Roads
Forbes Road TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a U.S. 22, 1.2 miles E of Murrysville
40°25?23?N 79°39?49?W / 40.42308°N 79.66362°W / 40.42308; -79.66362 (Forbes Road)
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - 12 Mile Run Encampment (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png 1930 Rt. 30 next to Latrobe Airport runway (?)
Plaque French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Ligonier (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png 1930 301 E Main St., half block from public sq., Ligonier
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Turtle Creek Defile (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png 1930 Rt. 22 at Priority Ln., at Post Office, Murrysville
Plaque French & Indian War, George Washington, Military, Roads
Fort Allen TransparentPlaceholder.png December 10, 1946 Pa. 136 at SR 3097, Hempfield Twp, SW of Greensburg
40°17?01?N 79°35?33?W / 40.28348°N 79.5924°W / 40.28348; -79.5924 (Fort Allen)
Roadside American Revolution, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Forts, Military, Native American
Fort Allen - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png May 1, 1929 At church, SR 3097 & St. Johns Church Rd., .5 mile S of PA 136 SW of Greensburg
40°16?45?N 79°35?30?W / 40.27905°N 79.59163°W / 40.27905; -79.59163 (Fort Allen - PLAQUE)
Plaque American Revolution, Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Ligonier Fort Ligonier3.jpg December 10, 1946 Main & Market Sts., Ligonier
40°14?28?N 79°14?06?W / 40.24123°N 79.23505°W / 40.24123; -79.23505 (Fort Ligonier)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Hannastown TransparentPlaceholder.png December 6, 1946 U.S. 119 at SR 1032 (Forbes Rd.) N of Greensburg (Missing)
Roadside American Revolution, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Henry Clay Frick Henry Clay Frick.jpg December 10, 1946 Pa. 819 at SR 3089 (old U.S. 119) N end of Scottdale
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Professions & Vocations, Steel
John W. Geary Gearysfmayor.jpeg August 23, 1951 S. Diamond St. & Union Alley, Mount Pleasant Veterans Park
Roadside Civil War, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors, Military
Johnston House Kingston House Johnston House Pa 2011.jpg December 10, 1946 U.S. 30, 7 miles NW of Ligonier
Roadside Buildings, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors, Houses & Homesteads
Loyalhanning TransparentPlaceholder.png December 10, 1946 U.S. 30 just SE of Ligonier
40°14?13?N 79°13?50?W / 40.23707°N 79.23042°W / 40.23707; -79.23042 (Loyalhanning)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Mammoth Mine Explosion TransparentPlaceholder.png September 29, 2000 St. John's Cemetery, along Rt. 819, Scottdale
40°05?35?N 79°36?09?W / 40.09303°N 79.6024°W / 40.09303; -79.6024 (Mammoth Mine Explosion)
Roadside Business & Industry, Labor
Morewood Massacre TransparentPlaceholder.png September 29, 2000 Rt. 119 overpass on Rt. 981 (Moorewood Rd.), E Huntington Twp.
Roadside Business & Industry, Labor
Murrysville Gas Well TransparentPlaceholder.png July 13, 1960 US 22, between Trafford Rd. and Reed Blvd., Murrysville
40°25?37?N 79°41?51?W / 40.42702°N 79.69762°W / 40.42702; -79.69762 (Murrysville Gas Well)
Roadside Business & Industry, Oil & Gas
Norvelt TransparentPlaceholder.png September 8, 2002 Mt. Pleasant Road (LR 6406), on V.F.D. property, Norvelt
40°12?34?N 79°29?51?W / 40.20942°N 79.4974°W / 40.20942; -79.4974 (Norvelt)
Roadside Business & Industry, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
Rural Free Delivery TransparentPlaceholder.png June 26, 2001 135 West Pennsylvania Ave., New Stanton
40°12?58?N 79°36?36?W / 40.216°N 79.6099°W / 40.216; -79.6099 (Rural Free Delivery)
Roadside Government & Politics 19th Century, Government & Politics 20th Century, Transportation
St. Vincent Saint Vincent College and Basilica.jpg December 10, 1946 U.S. 30, 6.6 miles E of Greensburg at College (Missing)
Roadside Education, Religion
St. Xavier's TransparentPlaceholder.png December 10, 1946 US 30 at St. Xavier's Rd., 6 miles E of Greensburg at Academy
40°16?57?N 79°24?59?W / 40.28263°N 79.41637°W / 40.28263; -79.41637 (St. Xavier's)
Roadside Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion, Women
Standard Shaft Mine & Coke Works TransparentPlaceholder.png April 14, 2007 Along State St. (SR 2007), Mt. Pleasant Twp.
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Ethnic & Immigration
Toll House TransparentPlaceholder.png May 28, 1955 E. Pittsburgh St., east of Stark St., Greensburg
40°18?10?N 78°28?11?W / 40.3028°N 78.4696°W / 40.3028; -78.4696 (Toll House)
City Roads, Transportation
Toll House TransparentPlaceholder.png May 28, 1955 Mount Odin Park, Tollgate Hill Rd. (Bus. Rt. 30), Greensburg
40°18?22?N 78°25?50?W / 40.3062°N 78.4306°W / 40.3062; -78.4306 (Toll House)
City Roads, Transportation
Twelve Mile Camp TransparentPlaceholder.png December 10, 1946 Junction U.S. 30 & Pa. 981, 7.1 miles E of Greensburg
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
Vandergrift Washington Avenue in Vandergrift.jpg May 17, 1990 Municipal Bldg. E lawn, Washington Ave. Near Custer Ave. (Rt. 56), Vandergrift
40°36?15?N 79°33?53?W / 40.60407°N 79.56483°W / 40.60407; -79.56483 (Vandergrift)
City Business & Industry, Cities & Towns
West Newton BuildingAdventureGalley.jpg December 10, 1946 W Main St. (PA 136) at Youghiogheny River bridge, West Newton
40°12?41?N 79°46?13?W / 40.21138°N 79.77033°W / 40.21138; -79.77033 (West Newton)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Westmoreland County Greensburg-pennsylvania-courthouse.jpg November 25, 1981 NE corner, Courthouse Square, Main & Otterman Sts., Greensburg
40°18?11?N 78°27?20?W / 40.303°N 78.4555°W / 40.303; -78.4555 (Westmoreland County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
William Findley William Findley.jpg October 28, 1994 Route 981 near Route 30, Latrobe
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Whiskey Rebellion
Willie Thrower (1930-2002) TransparentPlaceholder.png October 24, 2003 Valley High School, 703 Stevenson Blvd., New Kensington
40°33?56?N 79°45?18?W / 40.5656°N 79.75495°W / 40.5656; -79.75495 (Willie Thrower)
Roadside African American, Football, Sports

See also

References

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

External links


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