Bedford, Pennsylvania: Coffee Pot-Shaped Building

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Address:
Business Rt. 30 (West Pitt St.), Bedford, PA
Directions:
One mile west of town center on Business Rte 30 (West Pitt St.), at the entrance to Bedford County Fairgrounds.
Phone:
814-623-1771
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The Coffee Pot, Bedford, Pennsylvania. Coffee Pot-Shaped Building
Built in the 1920s as a luncheonette, then fell into disrepair. Now it's a civic symbol restored to its Jazz Age glory. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Coffee Pot sign. Coffee Pot-Shaped Building

Telegraph Rd, which the map tells you to turn onto...doesn't look like a road. It's one of the Fairgrounds entrances. The pot is right there! A sign explains how it was put up to promote Bert Koontz' gas station, to attract people to it. It was fun to see!

[Bette, 07/30/2014]
Coffee Pot. Coffee Pot Shaped Building

We love the giant coffee pot, and Bedford is a cute town to drive through. Good American history.

[lauren hurst, 11/28/2013]
Coffee Pot Building

Saw this on a road trip and thought it was cool. If you get there after 10:00 am you can go inside, and they have a gift shop next door.

[Courtney, 03/16/2010]
Coffee Pot.  Coffee Pot-shaped Building

The dilapidated 1925 coffee pot was restored in 2003 and has a new home at the fairgrounds. It's gorgeous.

[Debora Drower, 09/08/2006]

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