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In Honor of Veterans from Freeport Area who served their country in war and peace
A state-owned canal system, built 1826-34, to connect Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Erie. This 104-mile division ran from Johnstown to Pittsburgh and was part of the canal's mainline. In 1827, Dam #1 was constructed at Leechburg, and it supplied t…
Prior to settlement, a native american presence evident in this vicinity. What is now Freeport and west of the Allegheny River, did not belong to Pennsylvania until the purchase of 1784. The "Depreciation Lands", surveyed out of this purchase were…
Located on the nearby river bank, this outpost was built in June, 1779, and abandoned that autumn. It served the Brodhead expedition against the Senecas and was named for Maj. Gen. John Armstrong.
Elrick Custer Bertha Custer Jerry Potts Betty Kauffman Carol Ann Leges Hester Crissman ———- Wilson Robinson Betty Robinson Amy Robinson Dedicated August 18, 1985
In memory of World War I Veterans Erected in honor of those of Armstrong County who served their country in the World War 1917- 1918 Erected by W. C. T. U. 1932
In memory of Armstrong County Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865
May 5, 1867 - Jan. 27, 1922 Journalist and Humanitarian In 1889 she traveled around the world in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes, establishing a world record. Elected to Penna. Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1972. Born at Cochrans Mills Buried at…
Revolutionary Soldier Listed in 1780 as Sergeant in Captain John Santee's Company of the Second Battalion and in 1783 as Lieutenant upon a list of officers of the Sixth Battalion of the Northampton Co. Militia Pennsylvania
In 1800, not too far from here along Cherry Run, George Painter built the first gristmill in Burrell Township. By 1804 he had relocated the mill to this site on Crooked Creek and added a sawmill. The mills changed hands several times and by 1822 a…