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Ligonier in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of Richard Beatty Mellon

1858-1933

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2019
1. In Memory of Richard Beatty Mellon Marker
Inscription.  One of the builders of the Ligonier Valley Rail Road whose benefactions and civic leadership advanced immeasurably the welfare of this community

Incorporated April 13, 1853 the Ligonier Valley Rail Road Company operated continuous passenger and freight service from December 1, 1877 to August 31, 1952.
 
Erected 1958 by Sarah Mellon Scaife Foundation and Richard King Mellon Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 14.795′ N, 79° 14.635′ W. Marker is in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Walnut Street and West Main Street. Located in Mellon Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ligonier PA 15658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Road Versus Rail (within shouting distance of this marker); Ligonier Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Holy Trinity Parish (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roadside Enterprise (approx. 0.3 miles away); Highway Enterprise
In Memory of Richard Beatty Mellon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2019
2. In Memory of Richard Beatty Mellon Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Ligonier War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ligonier Town Square Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Ligonier (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ligonier.
 
Also see . . .  Richard Beatty Mellon at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 10, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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