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

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription. Near here at the David Reed home, Washington met September 20, 1784, with 13 Covenanter squatters on his tract of 2613 acres. Failure to fix terms of purchase forced him to bring suit at Washington to eject the illegal tenants.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 19.503′ N, 80° 16.177′ W. Marker is in Venice, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Southview Road and Baker Road, on the right when traveling north on Southview Road. 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. David Reed (approx. 0.7 miles away); McDonald Oil Field (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jay Livingston (approx. 3.4 miles away); Colonel George Morgan (approx. 6.9 miles away); Site of Burgett Home and Fort (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Reverend John McMillan, D.D. (approx. 7.5 miles away); John McMillan (approx. 7.5 miles away); Cross Creek Church (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is barely attached to its post, and leaning
 
Also see . . .
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
2. George Washington Marker

1. George Washington and the Covenanter Squatters. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. George Washington at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentSettlements & Settlers
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
3. George Washington Marker
Sign barely attached by a couple bolts.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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