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

Mill Creek

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 25, 2012
1. Mill Creek Marker
Inscription.  Mill Creek was an important part of pioneer life during the early settlement of Hookstown and the surrounding area. Numerous saw mills, woolen mills and grain mills utilized the water power of Mill Creek to operate, thus the basis for its name.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania - Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 35.601′ N, 80° 28.57′ W. Marker is near Hookstown, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 168). Located in Mill Creek Recreational Park, at end of sidewalk near ballfield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hookstown PA 15050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Early Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of the First Presbyterian Church of Beaver County Pennsylvania
Mill Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 25, 2012
2. Mill Creek Marker
(approx. 1˝ miles away); Midland Education (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Penna - Virginia Boundary (approx. 3.4 miles away); Georgetown Veterans Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away); Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Cooks Ferry (approx. 3˝ miles away); Down The Ohio (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hookstown.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. (Submitted on March 25, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Mill Creek image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 25, 2012
3. Mill Creek
Mill Creek image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 25, 2012
4. Mill Creek
Located behind a chain link fence in park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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