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

Buttonwood

 
 
Buttonwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
1. Buttonwood Marker
Inscription. Built in 1840 by Reverend Arthur B. Bradford, descendant of William Bradford of the Mayflower. Powerful abolishinist, consul to China, prolific author, minister, and a founder of the Free Presbyterian Church. Many famous abolishinists met here in the 1850 era.
 
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° 50.014′ N, 80° 26.904′ W. Marker is near Darlington, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on Bradford Road 0.2 miles west of Hollow Road (Pennsylvania Route 551), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington PA 16115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enon Valley (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thomas Sprott House (approx. 1.9 miles away); McMinn Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Greersburg Academy (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Greersburg Academy (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Permanent Structure of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church
Buttonwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Buttonwood Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Darlington Borough (approx. 2.1 miles away); Free Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Darlington.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 10 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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