Highway Enterprise

Highway Enterprise (HMZMX)

Location: Somerset, PA 15501 Somerset County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 6.224', W 78° 57.284'

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Hite House

— Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor —

Built in 1853 by John H. Hite, this building has served as the principle hotel for thousands of stagecoach, railroad, and later automobile travelers between Bedford and Greensburg. In the 1870s it was enlarged from two to three stories, and in 1922 it was bricked. Over the years it contained a restaurant, bar, pool hall, barber shop, ice cream parlor, and a famous dance hall known as the Blue Room. In spite of being moved three times, it became the economic focal point for the Stoystown area during the 1930s. In 1999 it was placed on the National Register and underwent a complete renovation and conversion into senior citizen apartments.
Series This marker is part of the Lincoln Highway series
Placed ByLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 6:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 674325 N 4441275
Decimal Degrees40.10373333, -78.95473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.224', W 78° 57.284'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 13.44" N, 78° 57' 17.04" W
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Area Code(s)814, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 125 W Main St, Somerset PA 15501, US
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