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

Pioneer Park [Cemetery]

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
1. Pioneer Park [Cemetery] Marker
Inscription.  

Here lie many of the
founders
of this community,
men who helped to blaze
the westward path
of civilization.
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Respect their dust;
revere their memory.
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"Upon earth's kindly breast
thou art indeed at rest;
thou and thine arduous days."
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[on other side of pillar]

A Revolutionary soldier,
surnamed Blood, lies
within these precincts
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These Revolutionary
soldiers lie buried here
Private Thomas Mitchell
Died April 21, 1805
Ensign William Cunningham
Died November 4, 1805


 
Erected 1930 by Canadohta Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & Patriotism
Pioneer Park [Cemetery] Revolutionary Soldiers Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
2. Pioneer Park [Cemetery] Revolutionary Soldiers Markers
Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 37.949′ N, 79° 40.358′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Brook Street east of Franklin Street/Union Street, on the left when traveling east. 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. Titusvillia Drakei Caster (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Byron D Benson (approx. ¼ mile away); Benson Memorial Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Scheide Home, 1864 (approx. ¼ mile away); St. James Episcopal Church, 1863 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hyde Home, 1864 (approx. 0.3 miles away); William White Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Regarding Pioneer Park [Cemetery]. A book, Pioneer Park : the first cemetery in Titusville, PA, was written in 2005 by the Titusville Historical Society. It chronicles the cemetery's history.
 
Also see . . .  Pioneer Park Cemetery at Find A Grave
Pioneer Park [Cemetery] and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
3. Pioneer Park [Cemetery] and Marker
Revolutionary War soldiers markers are on back of pillar
. (Submitted on August 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Pioneer Park [Cemetery] Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
4. Pioneer Park [Cemetery] Grave Markers
Relocated to a portion of the former cemetery
Mary Titus Grave Marker in Pioneer Park [Cemetery] image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
5. Mary Titus Grave Marker in Pioneer Park [Cemetery]
Her remains were relocated to Woodlawn Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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