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Near Darlington in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cannelton

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
1. Cannelton Marker
Inscription. Settled in 1795. Named for the Cannel coal found here. Mine opened 1838. Homestead of Ira Mansfield, mine owner, author and state senator. Producer of shale oil for many years. Harmony Society built a railroad in 1850 to ship coal and oil to distant markets.
 
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° 47.941′ N, 80° 28.576′ W. Marker is near Darlington, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Road and Cannelton Road, on the left when traveling north on Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington PA 16115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Foulks Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Foulks-Martin-Watts Mill and Bridge (approx. one mile away); Elder's Mills (approx. 1.5 miles away); South Beaver Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away);
Cannelton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Cannelton Marker
Chartered In 1798 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Buttonwood (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greersburg Academy (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Darlington.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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