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

Elizabeth

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Elizabeth Marker
Inscription. Here were the boatyards of John and Samuel Walker, a major center for building boats for western waters. A ship launched in 1793 at these yards reached Philadelphia via New Orleans.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.343′ N, 79° 53.095′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Hayden Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 51), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the traffic island at the offramp to Elizabeth. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth PA 15037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongahela River Navigation System (approx. 1.1 miles away); Yohogania Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Adam Weddell (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fort Cox or Coxes Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); James Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Arthur J. Rooney (approx. 4.8 miles away); Monongahela (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth.
 
Also see . . .  Elizabeth Pennsylvania. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Elizabeth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Elizabeth Marker

 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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