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

Legionville

 
 
Legionville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 12, 2015
1. Legionville Marker
Re erected and installed in a wooden frame.
Inscription. Gen. Anthony Wayne's army camped here Nov. 1792 to April 1793, preparing for the campaign which led to the Battle of Fallen Timbers with the Northwest Indians.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 37.38′ N, 80° 13.6′ W. Marker is near Baden, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker can be reached from Duss Avenue 0.1 miles north of Anthony Wayne Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baden PA 15005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Logstown (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Logstown (a few steps from this marker); Legionville Monument (a few steps from this marker); Legion of the United States Encampment (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Logstown (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Anthony Wayne's Camp (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of First Mass (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baden.
 
More about this marker. This marker had been missing for years,
Legionville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 12, 2015
2. Legionville Marker
it has been re erected in a wooden frame near it's old location.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Legionville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, October 31, 1946
3. Legionville Marker
This photo is taken from PHMC maintenance records. Photo is taken facing south on Duss Avenue.
Legionville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, October 31, 1946
4. Legionville Marker
This photo is taken from PHMC maintenance records. Photo is taken facing north on Duss Avenue.
Legionville Marker Maintenance Sheets image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, October 31, 1946
5. Legionville Marker Maintenance Sheets
Maintenance sheets for the former Legionville marker. (courtesy PHMC)
Legionville Park Historical Status Vetoed by Carter image. Click for full size.
By N/a, November 3, 1978
6. Legionville Park Historical Status Vetoed by Carter
News article from the November 3, 1978 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding Legionville's Historical status.
Preserving Legion Ville image. Click for full size.
By Beaver County Times
7. Preserving Legion Ville
Beaver County Times article about plans to preserve Legionville.
Another article in the ongoing battle for Legionville image. Click for full size.
By Beaver County Times, May 5, 1999
8. Another article in the ongoing battle for Legionville
 
 
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