“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Beaver in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

First Court

February 6, 1804

First Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. First Court Marker
Inscription. Near this marker sat the first court in Beaver County. The court convened in a tavern owned by Abner Lacock. Judge Jesse Moore presided. His associate judges were Abner Lacock, John H. Reddick and Joseph Caldwell. David Johnson was Prothonotary. The following gentlemen were permitted to practice at the first session of the court; Alexander Addison; James Allison, Jr.; William Ayers; Henry Baldwin; Parker Campbll, Thomas Collins; Alexander W. Foster; John Bannnister Gibson; David Hayes; Henry Hazlett; Obediah Jennings; Thomas G. Johnston; Isaac Kerr; Sampson S. King; William Larwill; William C. Larwell; Robert Moore; James Mountain; David Redick; C.S. Sample; Steel Semple; John Simonson and William Wilkins.
Erected 1954 by Beaver County Bar Association.
Location. 40° 41.692′ N, 80° 18.367′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort McIntosh (a few steps from this marker); Matthew S. Quay (a few steps from this marker); Brigadier General William Irvine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Agnew Square (about 800 feet away); McIntosh Square (about 800 feet away); Matthew Stanley Quay Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Lachlan McIntosh (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 425 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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