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Greensboro in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greensboro

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2013
1. Greensboro Marker
Inscription. On a site originally called "Delight" by Mingo Indians, Greensboro was founded by Elias Stone in 1790. It became prominent as a frontier-era industrial hub with Albert Gallatin's Glassworks and a number of pottery factories, and later as a commercial and transportation center on the Monongahela River.
 
Location. 39° 47.729′ N, 79° 54.707′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Diamond Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Diamond Street. Touch for map. Located at Mon View Park by the bike trail. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro PA 15338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Glassworks (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Old Glassworks (approx. 1.2 miles away); Friendship Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Preserving the 1910 Landscape (approx. 1.7 miles away); Monongahela River (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Mason (approx. 3.4 miles away); Albert Gallatin (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 5.2 miles away in West Virginia).
 
Also see . . .  Greensboro on the Mon. Welcome to Greensboro (Submitted on November 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Greensboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2013
2. Greensboro Marker
 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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