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

Burgess Park

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
1. Burgess Park Marker
Inscription.  

Burgess Park
A community project
for the benefit
and enjoyment
of all the people
————————
This park
was presented to
the People of Titusville
by
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Nelson Doty
in memory of
Mrs. Doty's parents

Charles and Charlotte M. Burgess

June 22, 1951


 
Erected 1951 by City of Titusville and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Doty.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is June 22, 1951.
 
Location. 41° 37.699′ N, 79° 39.636′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 27) and Murdock Boulevard, on the left when traveling east on Central Avenue. Marker is near the SW corner of Burgess Park, near the Titusville Community Center. 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
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
2. Burgess Park Marker
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within walking distance of this marker. Cytemp Specialty Steel Company (a few steps from this marker); Specialty Steelmaker of Titusville (a few steps from this marker); Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); John William Heisman (approx. ¼ mile away); McKinney Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); John A. Mather (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Mather Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Tarbell House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cyclops & Cytemp: A Short History of Steelmaking in Titusville. (Submitted on September 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Charles Burgess at Find A Grave. (Submitted on September 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Burgess Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
3. Burgess Park and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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