Near here, at the mouth of Town Run on Redbank Creek, a Shawnee village stood in the late 18th century. Called "Fishbasket" for these waters' immense schools of fish, it was at the junction of at least two major paths traveled by Native Americans: . . . — — Map (db m64236) HM
A short distance northwest of here is the well-preserved cold blast furnace, named for James Buchanan. It was built in 1844; abandoned, 1858, due to lack of timber. At the time of its operation, the iron industry was very prosperous in Clarion . . . — — Map (db m60100) HM
Formed March 11, 1839 out of Armstrong and Venango counties. Named for the Clarion River. Early center of iron industry. Noted also for its coal resources and lumbering. The county seat, Clarion, was incorporated as a borough on April 6, 1841. — — Map (db m42900) HM
Just west of this point can be seen the well-preserved interior of cold blast furnace built in 1845. It was one of numerous iron furnaces operated in Clarion County from about 1829-1867. The County, then, was often referred to as "The Iron County." — — Map (db m59077) HM
[Marker is primarily informational; historical tidbits are transcribed as follows]
The Foxburg Library, built in 1909, was endowed to the town by the Fox family. Lincoln Hall stands on the upper level [and is] home to concerts and cultural . . . — — Map (db m170882) HM
F.H. Ball, of Foxburg, PA, patented improvements to valve gears in steam engines on March 23, 1875. These improvements created a steam tight valve that would always remain so.
A new reverse movement was devised for reversing engine power from the . . . — — Map (db m170853) HM
Nestled between the Allegheny River and its steep hillside, the town of Foxburg sprang up as an important rail outlet during the oil boom days of the 1870's. At its height, the town boasted a population of nearly 2,000. When the boom subsided, . . . — — Map (db m170869) HM
Oldest golf course in continuous use in the United States In 1887, land was made available to the newly formed Foxburg Golf Club by Joseph M. Fox, its first president. Course was enlarged from five to nine holes in 1888. The Foxburg Country Club . . . — — Map (db m60101) HM
Many generations of native people visited rocks along the Allegheny River near here to inscribe images of humans, animals, mythological creatures, and abstract forms. The number and variety of designs and the undeveloped surrounding landscape make . . . — — Map (db m177488) HM
In 1936 seventy-five percent of Pennsylvania farms had no electric service. During the next five years, with Federal support, 14 consumer-owned cooperatives were formed in this State. Serving users in seven counties of western Pennsylvania, Central . . . — — Map (db m64235) HM
Named for Captain Samuel Brady (1756-1795), famed frontier scout and the subject of many legends. Near here in June 1779 -- in what was then Seneca territory -- he led a force seeking to redress the killing of a settler and her four children, and . . . — — Map (db m47554) HM
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his country-Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-World War II-Donald R. Lobaugh-Killed in Action in World War II.
Killed In Action World War I; Edgar C. Shearer • Fred J. Shick. . . . — — Map (db m88664) WM