Bedford County

Bedford County (HM931)

Location: Bedford, PA 15522 Bedford County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 1.035', W 78° 30.226'

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Formed on March 9, 1771 from Cumberland County, it first embraced most of western Pennsylvania. Named for its county seat (formerly Raystown) incorporated 1795. In 1758, Fort Bedford was erected here, and Forbes Road - to become a major highway west - was built.
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HM NumberHM931
Series This marker is part of the Forbes Road series
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 6:21am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 713035 N 4432656
Decimal Degrees40.01725000, -78.50376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.035', W 78° 30.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 2.10" N, 78° 30' 13.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-212 S Juliana St, Bedford PA 15522, US
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