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Built Here In Old Sharon

 
 
Built Here In Old Sharon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
1. Built Here In Old Sharon Marker
Inscription. Built here in Old Sharon were covered keel boats for a proposed expedition by Aaron Burr to annex the American southwest from Spanish America. Suspicions were aroused against him and he was tried for treason but was acquitted.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.262′ N, 80° 17.667′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Leopard Lane, on the right when traveling north on Riverside Drive. Click for map. Located in Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint John A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph H. Bausman D.D. (approx. mile away); Second Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Make Way for the Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); H.C. Fry Glass Company (approx. half a mile away);
Built Here In Old Sharon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
2. Built Here In Old Sharon Marker
Major General Joseph H. Pendleton (approx. half a mile away); Beaver County Fair Grounds (approx. half a mile away); Rochester Lodge Number 229 (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Aaron Burr, Jr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on August 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 5 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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