Signs of History (SM)

JEFFERSON COUNTY

Formed March 26, 1804 out of Lycoming County and named for President Thomas Jefferson. Until 1806 attached to Westmoreland County, then to Indiana County until 1830. Noted for its coal and lumber industries. Brookville, county seat, was incorporated 1834. (City type: County Courthouse, Main St., Brookville.)

For a map directing you to Jefferson County click here.
GREAT SHAMOKIN PATH ( U S 119, 4 miles NE of Punxsutawney.)
OLEAN ROAD ( US 322 in Corsica.)
COOKSBURG ( PA 36 near Clarion River bridge.)

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