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Near East Bethlehem in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Abraham Tegarden Family

 
 
The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker
Inscription. Abraham (1718-1781) and Mary Parker Tegarden from Frederick County, Virginia 1753, made an 'improvement' opposite mouth of Tenmile Creek, Fayette County; Abraham, sutler for Colonel Bouquet 1759, fought in French and Indian War, Captain Virginia Militia 1775, American Revolutionary record, Valley Forge Bell Tower; had first Washington County deed 1757. Son George (1744-1815) had 1768 deed to "Indian Altar" 900 a. home place, now Pitt Gas. Son William (1746-1813) operated Monongahela ferry at Tenmile Creek 1774, Captain Virginia Militia 1775, Revolutionary soldier and Pennsylvania Militia 1792, buried near Ackley Bridge site, Greene County, Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by The Tegarden Family.
 
Location. 39° 58.853′ N, 80° 0.997′ W. Marker is near East Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and County Park Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Located at the entrance to Ten Mile Creek County Park. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville PA 15322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongahela College (approx. 4.2 miles away); Centerville
The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 5.5 miles away); Penn-Craft (approx. 5.6 miles away); Greene Academy (approx. 6.1 miles away); Site of First Court in Greene County (approx. 6.9 miles away); Steamboat Enterprise/Boatbuilding Center (approx. 7.4 miles away); Dunlapís Creek Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Ten Mile Creek County Park Sign Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
3. Ten Mile Creek County Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 542 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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