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Rochester in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Logans Town

 
 
Logans Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Logans Town Marker
Inscription. Talgayeeta, a Cayuga Indian also known as Chief Logan lived here 1772. Logans sister Koonay married trader John Gibson here. Logans family was massacred by renegade whites at Yellow Creek in 1774. He then wreaked terrible vengeance on white settlers in Ohio Valley.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.896′ N, 80° 17.276′ W. Marker is in Rochester, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on Water Street west of Harrison Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the park that is situated where the Beaver River empties into the Ohio River, on the Rochester side. The park walking trail follows the Ohio River and at the mouth of the Beaver River the park and walking trail turns and follows the eastern side of the Beaver River. This particular historical marker is located near the mouth of the Beaver River, and just north of the railroad bridge that crosses the Beaver River. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester PA 15074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Logans Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Logans Town Marker
View looking northwest of the historical marker in the foreground, in the right background is the railroad bridge, and in the left background is the Beaver River just before it empties into the Ohio River.
walking distance of this marker. Spanning the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); About River Transit ... (about 500 feet away); Make Way for the Railroad (about 600 feet away); Industry Along the Banks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Always A River 1991 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rochester Lodge Number 229 (approx. mile away); H.C. Fry Glass Company (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Logans Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Logans Town Marker
View looking north of the historical marker with a view in the background of the railroad bridge and of the park walkway and roadway that runs north along the eastern bank of the Beaver River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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