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

King Beaver's Town

 
 
King Beaver's Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. King Beaver's Town Marker
Inscription.  Present Beaver perpetuates the name of a Delaware chief and of his village near here. Its location along the Ohio-Beaver River trails gave it importance in the fur trade.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 41.846′ N, 80° 17.977′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (Pennsylvania Route 68) and Wilson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beaver County Fair Grounds (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Matthew Stanley Quay Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Water Lot (approx. 0.4 miles
King Beaver's Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. King Beaver's Town Marker
Looking west on 3rd Street (PA 68)
away); Saint John A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Court (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Matthew S. Quay (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver, Pennsylvania. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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