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Townsend Company

 
 
Townsend Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
1. Townsend Company Marker
Inscription. Founded 1816 by Robert Townsend in Pittsburgh. Moved to Fallston in 1828 to make rivets and wire. The company added other product lines and became a leader in the fastener industry with twelve plants in the United States and Canada. Products were sold worldwide.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.629′ N, 80° 18.651′ W. Marker is in Fallston, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Fallston Bridge, on the right when traveling north on Front Street. Touch for map. Located on the west side of the Fallston Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: New Brighton PA 15066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Townsend House (approx. mile away); White Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Merrick Art Gallery
Townsend Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 7, 2011
2. Townsend Company Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal System (approx. 0.7 miles away); Junction Park (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical and Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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