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

Greersburg Academy

 
 
Greersburg Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, October 9, 2011
1. Greersburg Academy Marker
Small format marker
Inscription. Established with funds collected by Reverend Thomas E. Hughes erected 1802 chartered 1806 by the Pennsylvania State Legislature as Greersburg Academy ratifying it the first academy west of the Allegheny Mountains.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historic Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 48.6′ N, 80° 25.398′ W. Marker is in Darlington, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 551) 0 miles north of Old Darlington Road. Click for map. This marker is on a post in front of the academy, the other marker is attached to the front of the academy. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington PA 16115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Darlington Borough (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Greersburg Academy (a few steps from this marker); Free Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Sprott House (approx. mile away); Caughey's Mill
Greersburg Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, October 9, 2011
2. Greersburg Academy Marker
(approx. half a mile away); First Permanent Structure of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Chartered In 1798 (approx. 0.9 miles away); McMinn Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Darlington.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical and Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 7 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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