Signs of History (SM)

FAYETTE COUNTY

Formed September 26, 1783 from Westmoreland County. Named for the Marquis de Lafayette. Among the French and Indian War sites here is Fort Necessity. The county seat, Uniontown, was incorporated 1796. On the National Road, eventually U.S. Route 40. (City type: County Courthouse, Mains St., Uniontown.)

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BRADDOCK ROAD (TWELVE SPRINGS CAMP) ( US 40, 3.5 miles SE of Farmington.)
FORT NECESSITY ( Plaque: US 40, Mount Washington, 1 mile NW of Farmington.)
MOUNT WASHINGTON TAVERN ( US 40, 1.2 mile NW of Farmington.)
NATIONAL ROAD ( US 40, 1.7 mile NW of Farmington.)
BRADDOCK PARK ( US 40, 2.5 miles NW of Farmington.)
BRADDOCK ROAD [ROCK FORT CAMP] ( US 40 ca. 6 miles SE of Uniontown at Summit.)
BRADDOCK ROAD [DUNBAR'S CAMP] ( SR 2021 [former LR 26115] ca 3 miles N of US 40 at Jumonville.)
UNIONTOWN ( On main highways leading into city.)
GEORGE C. MARSHALL ( City type: 142 W. Main St. [US 40], Uniontown.)
TOLL HOUSE ( US 40, 5 miles NW of Uniontown.)
SEARIGHT'S TOLLHOUSE ( At site on US 40, 5 miles NW of Uniontown.)
NATIONAL ROAD ( US 40 NW of Brier Hill.)
BROWNSVILLE ( Off US 40 at Brownsville.)
BRASHEAR HOUSE ( Market, 6th & Union Sts., Brownsville.)
PHILANDER KNOX ( Market, 6th & Union Sts., Brownsville.)
COKE OVENS ( PA 51 just W of Perryopolis.)
WASHINGTON MILL ( SR 4038 [former LR 26191], Perryopolis.)
ALLIANCE FURNACE ( SR 1002 [former LR 26015] ca. 6 miles NW of PA 819.)
ALLIANCE FURNACE ( PA 819, 1 mile N of Dawson.)
[COLONEL WILLIAM CRAWFORD] ( Plaque: S. Pittsburgh St. near Wills Rd., Connellsville.)
COL. WILLIAM CRAWFORD ( US 119, .2 mile S of Connellsville.)
BRADDOCK ROAD [STEWART'S CROSSING] ( US 119, .2 mile S of Connellsville.)
MEASON HOUSE ( US 119, 4.5 miles SW of Connellsville.)
FORT GADDIS ( SR 3019 [old US 119] 2 miles S o1 Uniontown.)
ALBERT GALLATIN ( Junction US 119 & PA 166 N of Point Marion.)
OLD GLASSWORKS ( PA 166 in New Geneva.)
FORT MASON ( PA 166 at Masontown.)

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