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Crescent Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
1. Allegheny County Marker
Inscription.  'Place of Beginning' at which the county survey commenced junction of Flaugherty Run and Ohio River created from Washington and Westmoreland counties. Approved by the General Assembly Sept. 24, 1788
Dedicated Sept. 24, 1988.

 
Erected 1988 by Crescent-Shousetown Area Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is September 24, 1879.
 
Location. 40° 33.458′ N, 80° 13.085′ W. Marker is in Crescent Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Ferry Street, on the right when traveling west on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent PA 15046, 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. Shousetown Boatyard (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shousetown Cemetery Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leetsdale Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shields Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ethelbert Nevin (approx. 1.3 miles away);
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
2. Allegheny County Marker
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D.T. Watson Home for Crippled Children (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crescent Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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