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Berwick in Columbia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers

1786 1936

 
 
Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Marker (front) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2018
1. Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Marker (front)
Inscription.

(front)

1747 — Evan Owen — 1819
Purchaser of the Site
and
Founder of the Town.

- First Settlers -
1786
Robert and John Brown
named the town Berwick,
after Berwick-upon-Tweed, England

- Pioneers -
Anthony Adams Alexander Jamison
Nathan Beach James Lockhart
Rev. Thomas Bowman Jacob Mack
Benjamin Doane Abram Miller
James Evans Sebastian Seybert
Dr. Samuel F. Headley Paul Thompson
James Herrin Henry Traugh

(back)

Mordecai William Jackson (1815-1894)
in conjunction with
George Mack, in 1840,
erected the original foundry at Third & Market St.

William Hartman Woodin (1821-1886),
in 1847, erected a foundry at Foundryville, Pa.,
and in 1849, a partnership was formed of
Jackson & Woodin.

1849 — Jackson & Woodin — 1872
1872 — Jackson & Woodin Mfg. Co. — 1899
1899 — Berwick Plant of the — [1962]
American Car & Foundry Co.


 
Erected 1936 by Sesqui-Centennial Committee.
 
Location. 41° 3.443′ N, 76° 14.139′ W. Marker is in Berwick, Pennsylvania
Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2018
2. Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Marker (back)
, in Columbia County. Marker is on Market Street north of 4th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is adjacent to the Jackson Mansion grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 344 North Market Street, Berwick PA 18603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Replica of the Statue of Liberty (a few steps from this marker); Gene Harvey (a few steps from this marker); World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Edith Emaline Orvis (a few steps from this marker); Jackson Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Evan Owen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nescopeck (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berwick.
 
Also see . . .
1. Berwick - A Brief History. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. American Car and Foundry Company at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. American Car and Foundry (AC&F) in Berwick. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. ACF Motors, ACF-Brill, CCF-Brill at Coachbuilt. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2018
3. Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Monument
The Jackson Mansion is in the background
Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Monument (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2018
4. Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers Monument (back)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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