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In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead

 
 
In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 23, 2016
1. In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead Marker
Inscription.  Sons of Darius, came from the Mead Settlement, now Meadville, Pennsylvania into the wilderness of the Brokenstraw Valley. One mile west on the banks of the Brokenstraw Creek they built the first grist mill in Warren County. These mill stones are the original ones used in the mill. Later, three nephews, William, John, and Joseph followed and assisted them. The development of the Brokenstraw Valley was largely through the vision and enterprise of these Mead pioneers.
 
Erected 1939 by Their Descendants.
 
Location. 41° 51.004′ N, 79° 19.201′ W. Marker is in Youngsville, Pennsylvania, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Ford Street 0.1 miles from Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6). Touch for map. Located in Youngsville Park. Marker is in this post office area: Youngsville PA 16371, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General William Irvine (approx. 3.1 miles away); Buckaloons (approx. 3.4 miles away); Thompson's Island (approx. 5 miles away);
In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 23, 2016
2. In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead Marker
Attached to one of the original grindstones
In Grateful Recognition (approx. 8.6 miles away); Gen. Joseph Warren (approx. 8.6 miles away); a different marker also named General William Irvine (approx. 8.7 miles away); Under Three Flags (approx. 8.7 miles away); Thomas Clemons (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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