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

The Abraham Tegarden Family

 
 
The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
 
Location. 39° 58.853′ N, 80° 0.997′ W. Marker is near Clarksville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. It is in East Bethlehem Township. Marker is at the intersection of 10 Mile
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Street and County Park Road, on the right when traveling east on 10 Mile Street. Located at the entrance to Ten Mile Creek County Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 10 Mile St, Clarksville PA 15322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Watershed (approx. 0.7 miles away); River Barges (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Revolutionary War Soldier (approx. 1.2 miles away); East Bethlehem Township Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away); Clarksville Area Veterans Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fredericktown (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Revolutionary Soldier (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fredericktown and Community War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. The Abraham Tegarden Family Marker
Ten Mile Creek County Park Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
3. Ten Mile Creek County Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,219 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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