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

Thomas L. Kane

 
 
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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
1. Thomas L. Kane Marker
Inscription.  Commander of the Civil war "Bucktail Regiment" and founder of the borough of Kane. Breveted Major General in 1863. A friend of Brigham Young and staunch supporter of the Mormon pioneers. He died, 1883, and was buried at this chapel, built at his direction in 1876-78.
 
Erected 1980 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 41° 39.465′ N, 78° 48.525′ W. Marker is in Kane, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is on Chestnut Street, 0.1 miles west of South Edgar Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in front of Kane Memorial Chapel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kane PA 16735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kane Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kane, a Star in the Forest (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kane Law Enforcement Memorial
Thomas L. Kane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); O.G. Crawford (approx. Ό mile away); Patrolman Steven M. Jerman Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seneca Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Edward H. McCleery (approx. 5 miles away); Nebo Lutheran Chapel and Cemetery (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kane.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Leiper Kane at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Thomas L. Kane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
3. Thomas L. Kane Marker
Thomas L. Kane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
4. Thomas L. Kane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 30, 2022