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

Greensboro

 
 
Greensboro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2013
1. Greensboro Marker
Inscription.  On a site originally called "Delight" by Mingo Indians, Greensboro was founded by Elias Stone in 1790. It became prominent as a frontier-era industrial hub with Albert Gallatin's Glassworks and a number of pottery factories, and later as a commercial and transportation center on the Monongahela River.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 39° 47.729′ N, 79° 54.707′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Diamond Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Diamond Street. Located at Mon View Park by the bike trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro PA 15338, 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. Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Potters Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Glassworks (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Cols. John & William Minor (approx. 1.1
Greensboro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2013
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miles away); a different marker also named Old Glassworks (approx. 1.2 miles away); Albert Gallatin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Friendship Hill Trail System (approx. 1.6 miles away); Friendship Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .  Greensboro on the Mon. Welcome to Greensboro (Submitted on November 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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