Place:Monument, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameMonument
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates41.11°N 77.703°W
Located inCentre, Pennsylvania, United States
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Monument is a census-designated place in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 133 at the 2000 census.

The economy of Monument was heavily dependent on the brick-works that Harbison-Walker Refractories built in approximately 1901. This produced refractory bricks, used to line furnaces. The brick-works closed in May, 1953.

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