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

Elizabeth

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Elizabeth Marker
Inscription.  Here were the boatyards of John and Samuel Walker, a major center for building boats for western waters. A ship launched in 1793 at these yards reached Philadelphia via New Orleans.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 40° 16.343′ N, 79° 53.095′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Hayden Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 51), on the right when traveling north. Located on the traffic island at the offramp to Elizabeth. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth PA 15037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongahela River Navigation System (approx. 1.1 miles away); Yohogania Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Adam Weddell (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fort Cox or Coxes Station
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Elizabeth Marker
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); James Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mustard Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 4˝ miles away); Arthur J. Rooney (approx. 4.8 miles away); Monongahela (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Elizabeth Pennsylvania. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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