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

Water Lot

 
 
Water Lot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
1. Water Lot Marker
Inscription.  Source of water to Beaver Borough 1802-1886. From hillside springs, pipes bored from logs carried water to the center of town. First reservoir, built 1845 from native stone, still stands.
 
Erected by The Beaver Area Heritage Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 40° 41.977′ N, 80° 18.338′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Wayne Street, on the right when traveling west on 5th 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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.3 miles away); Matthew S. Quay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beaver County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); King Beaver's Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beaver County Korean War Memorial
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Beaver County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
Water Lot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Water Lot Marker
Water Lot Reservoir Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 25, 2014
3. Water Lot Reservoir Building
Water Lot Reservoir Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 25, 2014
4. Water Lot Reservoir Stone
Erected 1845
Abandoned 1886
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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