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

Water Cure Sanitorium

 
 
Water Cure Sanitorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 4, 2011
1. Water Cure Sanitorium Marker
Inscription. Founded 1848 by Dr. Edward Acker. Used hydrotherapy or water to heal. First hospital in Beaver County. Town's first Post Office, 1856.
Phillipsburg soldiers orphans school founded 1866 by Rev. William Taylor. Destroyed by fire 1876.
 
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° 41.484′ N, 80° 17.141′ W. Marker is in Monaca, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 18), on the right when traveling south on Fourth Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monaca PA 15061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Thiel College (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Philadelphia Society (about 500 feet away); Spanning the Waters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewis and Clark
Water Cure Sanitorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 4, 2011
2. Water Cure Sanitorium Marker
(approx. half a mile away); About River Transit ... (approx. half a mile away); Industry Along the Banks (approx. half a mile away); Always A River 1991 (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Monaca.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundations. Markers represent historical sites and events that are over 100 years old and are significant to the history of Beaver County. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 24 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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