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

David McKee

1710-1795

 
 
David McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Edward Edmundson
1. David McKee Marker
Inscription.
From whom McKeesport derives its name, first permanent white settler at the forks of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers in 1755. The Colonial Government granted to him exclusive right of ferrage over these rivers April 3, 1769, called
"McKee's Port"

 
Erected 1951 by National Society; Daughtersof the American Colonists: David McKee Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.192′ N, 79° 49.466′ W. Marker is in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Arboretum Drive east of Eden Park Boulevard. Touch for map. Located in Renziehausen Park near McKeesport Heritage Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1832 Arboretum Drive, McKeesport PA 15132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Helen Richey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Braddock's Last Encampment (approx. 1.3 miles away); Queen Aliquippa (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Reburn (approx. 2.2 miles away); National Tube Works (approx. 2.2 miles
David McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
2. David McKee Marker
New marker dedicated by The David McKee Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists July 4, 1963
away); Kennedy-Nixon Taft-Hartley Debate (approx. 2˝ miles away); Duquesne Steel Works (approx. 2.8 miles away); Arthur J. Rooney (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKeesport.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWaterways & Vessels
 
David McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
3. David McKee Marker
Looking east on Arboretum Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2010, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,354 times since then and 86 times this year. Last updated on April 21, 2010, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2010, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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