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McKeesport in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

David McKee

1710-1795

 
 
David McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Edward Edmundson
1. David McKee Marker
Inscription.  From whom McKeesport derives its name, first permanent white settler at the forks of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers in 1755. The Colonial Government granted to him exclusive right of ferrage over these rivers April 3, 1769, called
"McKee's Port"

 
Erected 1951 by National Society; Daughtersof the American Colonists: David McKee Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 3, 1830.
 
Location. 40° 20.192′ N, 79° 49.466′ W. Marker is in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Arboretum Drive east of Eden Park Boulevard. Located in Renziehausen Park near McKeesport Heritage Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1832 Arboretum Drive, McKeesport PA 15132, 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. Helen Richey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Braddock's Last Encampment
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); John McKee and Family (approx. 1.6 miles away); John McKee (approx. 1.6 miles away); Queen Aliquippa (approx. 1.7 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Reburn (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKeesport.
 
David McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
2. David McKee Marker
New marker dedicated by The David McKee Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists July 4, 1963
David McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
3. David McKee Marker
Looking east on Arboretum Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2010, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,250 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on April 21, 2010, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2010, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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