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Near Annin in McKean County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Mary's Church

 
 
St. Mary's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
1. St. Mary's Church Marker
Inscription. Parish organized 1847 at Sartwell in the "Irish Settlement," originally formed 1842-60. Log church built 1848; present one completed 1871. Resident pastor long served Roman Catholics throughout McKean and Potter counties, and this was the "mother church" of those at Port Alleghany, Bradford, Smethport, Eldred, Duke Center, and Costello. It later became a mission of Saint Raphael's at Eldred.
 
Erected 1985 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 54.171′ N, 78° 20.332′ W. Marker is near Annin, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker can be reached from Newell Creek Road half a mile north of Driscoll Hollow Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eldred PA 16731, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Equity Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tidewater Pipe Company (approx. 3.4 miles away); Port Allegany (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Port Allegany (approx. 7 miles away); Allegheny Portage (approx. 7.4 miles away); Ceres School (approx. 7.5 miles away in New York); Ceres (approx. 7.5 miles away); Rixford World War I Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
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St. Mary's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
2. St. Mary's Church Marker
Statue of Mary image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
3. Statue of Mary
Located to the right of St. Mary's Church
Statue of Mary Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
4. Statue of Mary Inscription
A.M.P.G.
In honor of the mother of God and in memory of the pioneers of St. Mary's Sartwell.
Through the generosity of parishioners and friends.
Marian Year Aug. 22, 1954
To Jesus through Mary.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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