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

Elder's Mills

 
 
Elder's Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
1. Elder's Mills Marker
Inscription. In 1821 Matthew Elder built the first woolen factory in this area and bought wool from miles around. He ran a large general store with an extensive trade. He also ran a flax seed oil mill. In connection with his brother William, he ran a grist mill.
 
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° 47.271′ N, 80° 29.985′ W. Marker is near Darlington, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on Cannelton Road 1.1 miles east of North State Line Road (Ohio Border), on the right when traveling east. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foulks-Martin-Watts Mill and Bridge (approx. half a mile away); George Foulks Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cannelton (approx. 1.5 miles away); The White Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); South Beaver Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away);
Elder's Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Elder's Mills Marker
Chartered In 1798 (approx. 3.9 miles away); Buttonwood (approx. 4.1 miles away); Greersburg Academy (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Darlington.
 
More about this marker. Marker is pitted, with a large convex bulge in the lower left corner...needs some TLC
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical and Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Ohio/Pennsylvania State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
3. Ohio/Pennsylvania State Line Marker
Located about 1 mile west of the Elder's Mills marker
Ohio/Pennsylvania State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
4. Ohio/Pennsylvania State Line Marker
Ohio
Ohio/Pennsylvania State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
5. Ohio/Pennsylvania State Line Marker
Pennsylvania
 
 
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 532 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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