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

Site of First Mass

 
 
Site of First Mass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 12, 2015
1. Site of First Mass Marker
Inscription. Near here at the Indian Village of Logstown, Reverand Father Joseph De Bonnecamps, S.J. celebrated the first Holy Catholic mass in Beaver County August 9, 1749. The mass marked the beginning of Christianity in Beaver County.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.605′ N, 80° 13.773′ W. Marker is in Baden, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Logan Road and Ohio River Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 65), on the right when traveling east on Logan Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baden PA 15005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hill Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Logstown (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Wayne's Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Legionville (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Logstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Logstown
Site of First Mass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 12, 2015
2. Site of First Mass Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Legionville Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Legion of the United States Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baden.
 
More about this marker. Marker was originally located on Logan Lane across PA 65, it was moved sometime in 2015 to its current location.
 
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 482 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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