Signs of History

MIFFLIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

 Formed September 19, 1789 from Cumberland and Northumberland counties,  and named for Thomas Mifflin, Governor, 1790-99. County seat, Lewistown,  was laid out 1790; incorporated 1795. Important in Pennsylvania's canal  development and early iron industry.  City type: Old Courthouse, Monument Sq., Lewistown.

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TRAVEL HISTORY ( US 22 & 322, 1.7 mile E of Lewistown.)
OLD ARCH BRIDGE ( US 22 just E of Lewistown.)
McCOY HOME ( City type: 17 N. Main St., Lewistown.)
FORT GRANVILLE ( 1200 W. 4th St. US 22 & 522), Lewistown.)
[FORT GRANVILLE] ( Plaque: 1200 W. 4th St. US 22 & 522), Lewistown.)
THREE LOCKS ( U S 22 & 522 at Strodes Mills, 4.6 miles SW of Lewistown.)
JUNIATA IRON ( US 22 & 522 at Strodes Mills, 4.9 miles SW of Lewistown)
JOSEPH T. ROTHROCK ( US 22 & 522 at McVeytown.)
FREEDOM FORGE ( SR 1005 (old US 322) at Burnham.)
CHIEF LOGAN ( SR 1005 (old US 322) .5 mile N of Reedsville.)

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