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Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick

 
 
Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 8, 2011
1. Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick Marker
Inscription. A 19th century industrialist, philanthropist, Civil War Veteran and founder of Merrick Art Gallery in New Brighton in 1880. Built in 1847 for his parents, Silas and Fanny Miner Merrick and family.
 
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° 43.743′ N, 80° 18.538′ W. Marker is in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on 65th Infantry Division Memorial Highway (Pennsylvania Route 65/18) 0 miles south of 14th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Townsend Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Townsend House (approx. mile away); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. mile away); Merrick Art Gallery
Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 8, 2011
2. Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick Marker
(approx. mile away); Pennsylvania Canal System (approx. 0.6 miles away); Junction Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brighton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on December 8, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Merrick Art Gallery. (Submitted on December 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Edward Dempster Merrick at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on December 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Edward Dempster Merrick Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 23, 2012
3. Edward Dempster Merrick Grave
Located in Grove Cemetery in New Brighton, PA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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