First Court House and Prison Built in 1774

First Court House and Prison Built in 1774 (HM93B)

Location: Bedford, PA 15522 Bedford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.061', W 78° 30.244'

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This tablet marks the site
of the
First Court House
Prison Built in 1774
In the prison yard around which
was a high stone wall were
The Pillory and Whipping Post
used in those days for the
punishment of criminals

Prior to the erection of
this court house, the courts
were held in public inns
HM NumberHM93B
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Sons of the American Revolution series.
Placed ByBedford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the Sons of the American Revolution of Bedford County Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 713008 N 4432704
Decimal Degrees40.01768333, -78.50406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.061', W 78° 30.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 3.66" N, 78° 30' 14.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 124-198 S Juliana St, Bedford PA 15522, US
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