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Titusville in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Byron D Benson

(1832-1888)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 1, 2013
1. Byron D Benson Marker
Inscription. A founder and first president of Tidewater Pipe Co., est. 1878. He transformed the shipment of oil with a larger 6-inch pipe that covered greater distances than ever before. This pipeline was first to carry Pa. crude directly to coastal refineries. Benson lived here, 1872-88.
 
Erected 2009 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 38.005′ N, 79° 40.622′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Perry Street and West Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on North Perry Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville PA 16354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Titusvillia Drakei Caster (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Titusville Oil Exchange (approx. half a mile away); Titusville Trust Company, 1919 (approx. half a mile away); Ida M. Tarbell (approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Mather (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwin L. Drake (approx. 0.7 miles away); John William Heisman (approx. mile away); Oil Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .  Byron David Benson at FindAGrave.com
Byron D Benson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 1, 2013
2. Byron D Benson Marker
. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 272 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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