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

Colonel Drake Park

 
 
Colonel Drake Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
1. Colonel Drake Park Marker
Inscription.  

Presented to
the City of
Titusville
in memory of
Mr. and Mrs. William T. Scheide
by their children

 
Erected 1930 by the Children of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Scheide.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 41° 37.605′ N, 79° 40.598′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 8/27) and Perry Street, on the left when traveling west on Central Avenue. The grounds are more commonly known as Scheide Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville PA 16354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birth of George Washington Bicentennial (here, next to this marker); Second National Bank, 1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Algrunix Building, 1894 (about 400 feet away); Titusville Oil Exchange
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(about 500 feet away); Joseph Seep Home (about 600 feet away); Titusville Trust Company, 1919 (about 600 feet away); The Abbott Home (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Colonel Drake Park Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
2. Colonel Drake Park Monument
The Creation of Scheide Park image. Click for more information.
via NWPA Stories, unknown
3. The Creation of Scheide Park
NWPA Stories website entry
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Colonel Drake Park Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
4. Colonel Drake Park Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 19, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on August 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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