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Near Donora in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rabe Manor

 
 
Rabe Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 27, 2013
1. Rabe Manor Marker
Inscription. Jacob Rabe came from Maryland in 1770 to Western Pennsylvania while this area was claimed by Virginia. In 1774 he received a Virginia Certificate for 412 acres. Boundary dispute between Virginia and Pennsylvania was settled in 1781, with the understanding that all Virginia Certificates would be honored. Augusta County Virginia became Washington County Pennsylvania. On March 23, 1785, a Pennsylvania Warrant of Acceptance was issued to Jacob Rabe for tract of land called "Jacob's Green". The residential community was established by Virginia Rabe Naser and Melvin J. Naser in 1950.
 
Erected 1978 by Monongahela Chapter, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 40° 10.517′ N, 79° 52.75′ W. Marker is near Donora, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street Extension and Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street Extension. Touch for map. Located across from Monongahela Valley Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Donora PA 15033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christian B. Anfinsen (approx. one mile away); Cement City (approx. one mile away);
Rabe Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 27, 2013
2. Rabe Manor Marker
The 1948 Donora Smog (approx. 1.3 miles away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); John K. Tener (approx. 2.7 miles away); Whiskey Point (approx. 2.9 miles away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. 2.9 miles away); Monongahela (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Donora.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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