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

Merrick Art Gallery

 
 
Merrick Art Gallery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
1. Merrick Art Gallery Marker
Inscription.  
Founded and endowed by Edward Dempster Merrick Industrialist and Philanthropist

Established in 1880 as a teaching and exhibiting museum for increased understanding of fine art

 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania - Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 43.962′ N, 80° 18.632′ W. Marker is in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker can be reached from 11th Street 0.1 miles east of 3rd Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 18/65). Located in rear of Merrick Art Gallery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brighton PA 15066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Underground Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church of New Brighton (about 400 feet away);
Merrick Art Gallery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
2. Merrick Art Gallery
Christ Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); White Cottage (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Underground Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Underground Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brighton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Merrick Art Gallery. Website (Submitted on August 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Merrick Art Gallery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
3. Merrick Art Gallery
Merrick Art Gallery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
4. Merrick Art Gallery Marker
These buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 646 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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