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Claysville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Barr

Born Ireland 1755 • [Died] 1857 Aged 101

 
 
Robert Barr Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2021
1. Robert Barr Marker
Inscription.  

Drummer Boy, Revolutionary War
Served in Battle of Lundy's Lane
War of 1812

Barr helped to rescue a woman and her
child from the Indians, bringing them
to a blockhouse west of Claysville, Pa.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
 
Location. 40° 7.017′ N, 80° 24.942′ W. Marker is in Claysville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is in Purviance Cemetery, located behind Claysville United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1279 Main Street (US Route 40), Claysville PA 15323, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Montgomery House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claysville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Revolutionary War Soldier
Robert Barr Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2021
2. Robert Barr Grave Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Rice's Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claysville.
 
Robert Barr Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2021
3. Robert Barr Markers
Claysville United Methodist Church in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Oct. 4, 2022