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Venice in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

David Reed

 
 
David Reed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
1. David Reed Marker
Inscription. Opposite was the log home of David Reed, leader of the Covenanter squatters on lands owned by George Washington. Here 13 of the Scotch-Irish pioneers met with him on September 20, 1784, defying his effort to remove them.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.89′ N, 80° 16.15′ W. Marker is in Venice, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Miller's Run Road (Pennsylvania Route 50) 0.4 miles east of Southview Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Donald PA 15057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); McDonald Oil Field (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jay Livingston (approx. 4 miles away); Colonel George Morgan (approx. 6.5 miles away); The Reverend John McMillan, D.D. (approx. 7 miles away); John McMillan (approx. 7 miles away); 25 Ton G.E. Diesel-Electric Locomotive 89 (approx. 7.5 miles away); Richfol Shelter (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
David Reed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
2. David Reed Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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