Signs of History (SM)

HUNTINGDON COUNTY

Formed on September 20, 1787 out of Bedford County. Named for the Countess of Huntingdon to honor ser support of the University of Pennsylvania. Huntingdon, the county seat, incorporated 1796. County noted for fertile land, iron, timber, water power, roads. (City type: County Courthouse, Penn St. [PA 26], Huntingdon.)

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GREENWOOD FURNACE ( PA 305 at Greenwood Furnace State Park.)
PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE ( PA 45 at Pennsylvania Furnace.)
SPRUCE CREEK CHURCH ( PA 45 just NE of Graysville, opposite church.)
COLERAINE FORGES ( PA 45, 1.6 miles NE of Spruce Creek.)
FORT ROBERDEAU ( PA 453 & Truck PA 45 just S of Union Furnace.)
JUNIATA IRON ( US 22 just E of Water Street.)
FRANKSTOWN PATH ( US 22 just E of Water Street.)
HART'S LOG ( Junction US 22 & PA 305 just S of Alexandria.)
MARTIN G. BRUMBAUGH ( PA 26, 1.3 miles NE of Marklesburg.)
MARTIN G. BRUMBAUGH ( Junction US 22 & PA 26 W of Huntingdon.)
DAVID R. PORTER ( City type: 3rd & Penn Sts., Huntingdon.)
McMURTRIE MANSION ( City type: 4th & Penn Sts., Huntingdon.)
FORT STANDING STONE ( City type: Penn St. [PA 26] near Front St., Huntingdon.)
RURAL ELECTRIFICATION ( PA 26 at N end of Huntingdon.)
FORT SHIRLEY ( US 522 at N end Shirleysburg.)
FORT SHIRLEY ( Plaque: US 522 [W side] near Aughwick Creek, Shirleysburg.)
ADMIRAL WM. SIMS ( PA 994 in Rockhlll W of US 522.)
JUNIATA IRON ( US 522, 1 mile S of Orbisonia.)
BEDFORD FURNACE ( US 522, 1 mile S of Orbisonia.)
"SHADOW OF DEATH" ( US 522 N of Shade Gap.)

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