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McIntosh Square

 
 
McIntosh Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. McIntosh Square Marker
Inscription.  In honor of Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh; born 1727 in Scotland, died 1806. Appointed Western Department Commander of the Continental Army by General Washington May 1778. Erected Fort McIntosh in the fall of 1778, serving as its first commander.
 
Erected by The Beaver Area Heritage Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1727.
 
Location. 40° 41.62′ N, 80° 18.504′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Commerce Street, on the left 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. Agnew Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaver County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General William Irvine (about 400 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Beaver County Korean War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Beaver County Vietnam War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Beaver County World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Fort McIntosh (about 700 feet away); Matthew S. Quay (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
Also see . . .  Lachlan McIntosh at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
McIntosh Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. McIntosh Square Marker
Looking east on 3rd Street (PA 68) at McIntosh Park.
General Lachlan McIntosh, 1725-1806 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Hoppner Meyer, circa 1847
3. General Lachlan McIntosh, 1725-1806
Engraved by Hoppner Meyer from a painting by J.B. Longacre after an original portrait. Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-48948]
 
 
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 604 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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