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Near East Bethlehem in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Abraham Tegarden Family

 
 
The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker
Inscription.  Abraham (1718-1781) and Mary Parker Tegarden from Frederick County, Virginia 1753, made an 'improvement' opposite mouth of Tenmile Creek, Fayette County; Abraham, sutler for Colonel Bouquet 1759, fought in French and Indian War, Captain Virginia Militia 1775, American Revolutionary record, Valley Forge Bell Tower; had first Washington County deed 1757. Son George (1744-1815) had 1768 deed to "Indian Altar" 900 a. home place, now Pitt Gas. Son William (1746-1813) operated Monongahela ferry at Tenmile Creek 1774, Captain Virginia Militia 1775, Revolutionary soldier and Pennsylvania Militia 1792, buried near Ackley Bridge site, Greene County, Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by The Tegarden Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 58.853′ N, 80° 0.997′ W. Marker is near East Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and County Park Road, on the
The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker
right when traveling east on Main Street. Located at the entrance to Ten Mile Creek County Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville PA 15322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongahela College (approx. 4.2 miles away); Centerville (approx. 5 miles away); Marianna Mine Explosion (approx. 5 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 5˝ miles away); Penn-Craft (approx. 5.6 miles away); Greene Academy (approx. 6.1 miles away); Site of First Court in Greene County (approx. 6.9 miles away); Steamboat Enterprise/Boatbuilding Center (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Ten Mile Creek County Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
3. Ten Mile Creek County Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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