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Murrysville Tree Sign: An 850-Foot Icon

Everyone knows of iconic signs such as the Hollywood sign, but until recently I didn’t realize there was one right in my backyard — the Murrysville tree sign. This super-unique sign was constructed in 1933 by local Boy Scouts. The trees were planted so when they grew they spelled the word “Murrysville.” The sign is …

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Murrysville’s Blue Spruce Motel and John’s Motel

The Blue Spruce Motel in Murrysville has become something of a landmark. In its heyday its pool was “the” place to go to swim. Located right beside Route 22, the pool was hard to miss. Unfortunately, in later years the pool was known for its chipping paint and being abandoned.  Times weren’t always bad for …

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