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One of the interurban's advantages over the train with which it competed was its frequent stops, either in recognition of heavy patronage or as a result of the farmer's negotiating ability in writing the lease for the right-of-way. After Pittsbur…
Acquired by PTM in April 2006, locomotive 89 was originally built in May 1953 for a machine tool manufacturing plant in south central PA. It subsequently had several additional owners, last serving the AGWAY grain terminal in Philadelphia until 20…
In Memory of Jesse William Lazear 1868-1900, Washington and Jefferson College 1888. Physician and Scientist, he researched the cause of Yellow Fever with the U.S. Army Medical Commission, led by Walter Reed, in Cuba. Volunteering as an experimenta…
Journalist, editor, and literary pioneer, Davis was influential in the Realist movement. She wrote hundreds of works related to social issues, including the renowned Life in the Iron Mills. Born in the nearby Bradford House, she attended Washingto…
Chartered history begins with the founding of Washington Academy in 1787. Section of the Administration Building erected, 1793. Washington College (1806) and Jefferson College (1802) united in March, 1865.
Laid out in 1781 by John and William Hoge. Site of Indian Catfish Camp. Boro charter, 1810; city, 1923. National road center and rich in historic buildings and associations. Named for George Washington.
First published at this site. Founding of the Disciples of Christ is dated from this statement's adoption, September 7, 1809. It was written by Thomas Campbell, who with his followers had organized the Christian Association of Washington earlier i…
Born December 13, 1860, on this site. Graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Went to China in 1885, built up and trained its Navy. September 17, 1894, it fought the Japanese to a draw in a naval battle at Yalu River. McGiffin died in 1897 fr…
In 1791, the National Road Heritage Corridor was the stage for a national crisis that came to be known as the Whiskey Rebellion, a scene of climatic moments in the history of the United States and its newly formed government. Responding to the fir…
In 1879, Nathan London, of St. Louis, bought this 20 acre land tract. His son, Filmore, was deeded the land. Now the Jos. Blakemore family owns it. Ruth B. Chambers, only living grandchild, was honored here, Labor Day, 1999.