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

Jonathan Titus

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
1. Jonathan Titus Marker
Inscription.  

About one hundred feet east of
this point stood the home of
Jonathan Titus
Founder of Titusville
1796
During the Sixties
the old Titus Home was rebuilt
as the Moore House,
famous hostelry of early oil days,
Major Samuel M. Mills
Proprietor.
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Under a tree on this very site
Jonathan Titus
and
Samuel Kerr
Surveyor for the Holland Land Company
spent their first night in the
Oil Creek Valley.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 37.557′ N, 79° 40.39′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Franklin Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) south of Diamond Street (Pennsylvania Route 27), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Diamond Street, Titusville PA 16354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Jonathan Titus Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
2. Jonathan Titus Marker
At far right of photo, looking north
distance of this marker. Corinthian Hall, 1865 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Titusville Oil Exchange: World's First (about 400 feet away); Site of Titusville Oil Exchange (about 400 feet away); Titusville Trust Company, 1919 (about 400 feet away); Titusville Iron Works Company (about 400 feet away); Titusville Oil Exchange (about 400 feet away); Algrunix Building, 1894 (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jonathan Titus at Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Titusville (PA) City Government History. (Submitted on August 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jonathan Titus at Find A Grave. (Submitted on August 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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