“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Warren County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Warren County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Warren County, PA (33) Crawford County, PA (140) Elk County, PA (14) Erie County, PA (214) Forest County, PA (16) McKean County, PA (41) Venango County, PA (69) Cattaraugus County, NY (77) Chautauqua County, NY (248)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)  CrawfordCounty(140) Crawford County (140)  ElkCounty(14) Elk County (14)  ErieCounty(214) Erie County (214)  ForestCounty(16) Forest County (16)  McKeanCounty(41) McKean County (41)  VenangoCounty(69) Venango County (69)  CattaraugusCountyNew York(77) Cattaraugus County (77)  ChautauquaCounty(248) Chautauqua County (248)
Warren is the county seat for Warren County
Adjacent to Warren County, Pennsylvania
      Crawford County (140)  
      Elk County (14)  
      Erie County (214)  
      Forest County (16)  
      McKean County (41)  
      Venango County (69)  
      Cattaraugus County, New York (77)  
      Chautauqua County, New York (248)  
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1Pennsylvania, Warren County, Elk — Gyantwahia
Near East Bank Perimeter Rd, New York State Route 280,, 0.2 miles north of the Pennsylvania state boundary.
[south side] Gyantwahia, The Cornplanter John O’Bail, alias Cornplanter, died at Cornplanter Town, Feb. 18 AD 1836, age about 100 years [east side] Chief of the Seneca tribe and a principal Chief of the 6 nations from the period of the . . . Map (db m136253) HM
2Pennsylvania, Warren County, Elk — Roll of Honor
Near East Bank Perimeter Rd, New York State Route 280,, 0.2 miles north of the Pennsylvania state boundary when traveling north.
Roll of Honor Veterans of World War II Corydon, PA. Clayton M. Swift; Joseph L. Whyte; David D. Whyte; C. LeoRussell; ★ James C. Whyte; ★ Frank D. Black; W. Craig Browne; Kenneth E. Baker; Doris E. Baker; Thom Anthony; C. Roy . . . Map (db m136257) WM
3Pennsylvania, Warren County, Irvine — Buckaloons
A famous Indian village at the junction of Brokenstraw Creek and the Allegheny, visited by Celoron in 1749 and destroyed by Brodhead in 1779. Burial mounds excavated here indicate the antiquity of this site.Map (db m59088) HM
4Pennsylvania, Warren County, Irvine — General William Irvine
On National Forge Road at Bosko Street, on the right when traveling west on National Forge Road.
Surveyed Donation Lands in this area in 1785. Later bought a large tract of land, developed by his son Callender and grandson, Doctor William Irvine. One of the tenant houses of the estate stands opposite.Map (db m59089) HM
5Pennsylvania, Warren County, Irvine — Thompson's Island
On U.S. 62, on the right when traveling south.
An advance party of Brodhead's expedition of 1779 into the Seneca country had a skirmish here with 30 or 40 Indians, the only fighting which took place in that campaign, and the only Revolutionary battle in northwestern Pennsylvania.Map (db m50507) HM
6Pennsylvania, Warren County, Mead — Kinzua Dam
Near Kinzua Road (Pennsylvania Route 59) 2.4 miles east of Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6).
Length of Dam.......................1,897' Maximum Height of Dam........179' Earthfill, in Cubic Yards..3,000,000 Concrete, in Cubic Yards...500,000 Penstocks, Diameter in Ft.........19' (Pipes Though Dam) Spillway 204Ft. . . . Map (db m77776) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Warren County, Mead — The Allegheny River WatershedBig Bend Recreation Area — Riverside Watchable Wildlife Trail —
Near Kinzua Road (Pennsylvania Route 59) 2 miles east of Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6).
The Allegheny River rises from a spring in Potter County in north central Pennsylvania, 130 miles upstream of the Kinzua Dam, flowing northwest into New York then southwest into Pennsylvania again. The Iroquois and Shawnee Indians who lived along . . . Map (db m77842) HM
8Pennsylvania, Warren County, Spring Creek — Robert Houghwout Jackson(1892-1954)
On Spring Creek Corry Road (Pennsylvania Route 426) at Eldred Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Spring Creek Corry Road.
Lawyer & jurist. Chief U.S. prosecutor, Nuremberg war crimes trials in Germany after World War II. Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1941-54; noted for his defense of civil liberties. Served in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration . . . Map (db m64968) HM
9Pennsylvania, Warren County, Starbrick — Civilian Conservation Corps
Near Pennsylvania Avenue West (U.S. 6/62), on the right when traveling east.
During the Great Depression (1933-1942), thousands of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) boys lived in over a dozen camps in the Allegheny National Forest working to restore the environment, building roads and recreation areas.Map (db m185061) HM
10Pennsylvania, Warren County, Starbrick — The Baby Arch
Near Pennsylvania Avenue West (U.S. 6/62), on the right when traveling east.
The Baby Arch is the result of a joint effort by the Committee of Retired Boilermakers, the Warren County Visitors Bureau, Lumber Heritage Region and Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development Council. This project is the final stage of a quest . . . Map (db m185060) HM
11Pennsylvania, Warren County, Starbrick — The Mead Island Tradition
On Pennsylvania Avenue West (U.S. 6/62) west of Preston Road, on the right when traveling east.
This Native American culture was first identified in 1967 by Carnegie Museum archaeologist Dr. Stanley Lantz when his team excavated a pre-Contact village on Mead Island. Evidence from similar sites in the Middle Allegheny River valley, most notably . . . Map (db m185057) HM
12Pennsylvania, Warren County, Starbrick — These Granite Towers Represent
. . . Map (db m185058) HM
13Pennsylvania, Warren County, Sugar Grove — Cynthia Catlin Miller(1791-1883)
On Big Tree Road (Pennsylvania Route 69) 0.2 miles south of New York State Line, on the right when traveling south.
Prominent antislavery leader from an abolitionist family, she founded the Female Assisting Society and the Ladies’ Fugitive Aid Society. Her home here, the Miller Mansion, was a refuge for freedom seekers on the Underground Railroad, and her . . . Map (db m175187) HM
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14Pennsylvania, Warren County, Tidioute — Grettenberger Pump
Near Main Street at Sheridan Street.
One of approximately 200 pumps manufactured in Tidioute at a machine shop located near the mouth of Gordon Run. The pumps were invented around 1916 by Fred Grettenberger and the majority of the parts were patterned and machined by Fred and his sons, . . . Map (db m138544) HM
15Pennsylvania, Warren County, Tidioute — Hearts Content Recreation AreaA Tiny Piece of the Past
Near Hearts Content Road (Pennsylvania Route 2002) 4 miles south of Pleasant Drive (Pennsylvania Route 3005), on the left when traveling south.
A tiny piece of the past When the first European settlers came to this area of Pennsylvania, they encountered dense stands of huge timber. They cleared areas in these forests for their farms and used trees for building their homes. During . . . Map (db m125098) HM
16Pennsylvania, Warren County, Tidioute — Indian Paint Hill
On U.S. 62, 0.1 miles south of Thomas Lane, on the right when traveling south.
Across the river from here deposits of red ochre and adjacent petroleum springs provided the Indians with raw materials for face and body paint.Map (db m59124) HM
17Pennsylvania, Warren County, Tidioute — The First Flowing Oil Well
On U.S. 62, 0.2 miles south of Buckingham Street, on the right when traveling south.
The first flowing oil well in the world was drilled on this land. ------------ By C.L. Hequembourg ------------ August 13, 1860Map (db m138546) HM
18Pennsylvania, Warren County, Tidioute — The Grandin Well
On U.S. 62 at Siggins Drive, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 62.
At oil spring across river at this point J. L. Grandin began second well drilled specifically for oil, August, 1859, after Drake's success. It was dry, showing risks involved in oil drilling.Map (db m39889) HM
19Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Celoron's Expedition
On Hickory Bridge at Pennsylvania Avenue (Business U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south on Hickory Bridge.
In 1749 a French force under Celoron de Blainville entered the Ohio valley by way of Chautauqua Lake and Conewango Creek. A lead plate was buried at the mouth of the Conewango claiming the area for France.Map (db m59091) HM
20Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Conewango
On Pennsylvania Avenue (Business U.S. 6) at Water Street, on the left when traveling east on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Mid-18th century Seneca village located on site of present Warren. First mentioned by Bonnecamps, in 1749, as composed of 12 or 13 cabins. Name in Iroquois means "below the riffles."Map (db m59123) HM
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21Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Gen. Joseph Warren
On Pennsylvania Avenue West (Business U.S. 6) at West 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Pennsylvania Avenue West.
Gen. Joseph Warren for whom the town and county were named Born at Roxbury Mass. June 11, 1741 Killed at The Battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775Map (db m129897) HM WM
22Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — General William Irvine
On Crescent Park at Onondaga Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Crescent Park.
In honor of General William Irvine, born near Enniskillen, Ireland in 1740, died in Phila. July 1804, who served with distinction in the War of the Revolution, who surveyed and laid out Warren in the year 1795, and whose descendants . . . Map (db m133494) HM
23Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — In Grateful Recognition
On Crescent Park at Main Ave. on Crescent Park.
Of the heroism and sacrifice of all those who gave themselves to the service of our country during the World War ending November 12, 1918Map (db m133569) WM
24Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — In Honor1898-1902
On Hickory Bridge at Crescent Park, on the left when traveling south on Hickory Bridge.
In honor of those of Warren County who served in Spanish-American War Philippine Insurrection and China Relief ExpeditionMap (db m133554) WM
25Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Seneca Crossing
On Scandia Road at Wigwam Road, on the right when traveling east on Scandia Road.
Native Americans, French explorers, and Revolutionary War soldiers all used this 8-mile cross-country portage to access the upper reaches of the Allegheny River from Conewango Creek. This historic trail provided travelers with a preferable . . . Map (db m59126) HM
26Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
On Pennsylvania Avenue West (Business U.S. 6) at Hickory Bridge, on the left when traveling west on Pennsylvania Avenue West.
(plaque 1) In memory of Warren County Heroes They fought a good fight They kept our country’s faith We cherish their memories (plaque 2) On fame’s eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread; And . . . Map (db m133556) WM
27Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Struthers Library Building
Near West Third Street at Liberty Street.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m83702) HM
28Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Struthers-Wetmore-Schimmelfeng House
Near 4th Avenue, 0.1 miles west of Market Street (U.S. 62).
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m83704) HM
29Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Thomas Clemons
On Fourth Avenue (U.S. 62) at Hickory Street, on the right when traveling north on Fourth Avenue.
In memory of Thomas Clemons (1802-1872). Early Warren printer, newspaper owner and editor, merchant, lumberman, county treasurer, and thrice prothonotary - an able and respected pioneer citizen. His house stood on this corner 1828 - 1868. This . . . Map (db m133498) HM
30Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Under Three Flags
On Crescent Park.
The Fleur-de-lis, Union Jack, and Stars and Stripes all have flown over this corner of Northwestern Pennsylvania. The Fleur-de-lis was brought here by Captain Celoron de Blainville in 1749. The British flag was probably flown at the Buckaloons a . . . Map (db m194040) HM
31Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Warren County
On Fourth Avenue (U.S. 62) at Market Street (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling west on Fourth Avenue.
Formed March 12, 1800 from Allegheny and Lycoming counties. Named for General Joseph Warren, killed at Bunker Hill. Warren, the county seat, was laid out in 1795. Long known for its oil and timber operations, and site of the Cornplanter Indian Grant.Map (db m59128) HM
32Pennsylvania, Warren County, Warren — Warren Suspension Bridge
Near Pennsylvania Avenue West at Hickory Bridge.
Construction of the suspension bridge on this site began in the early summer of 1871 and the bridge opened for use in November that year. The total cost for the structure was nearly $45,000 and tolls were collected for about 25 years. Workmen are . . . Map (db m83703) HM
33Pennsylvania, Warren County, Youngsville — In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead
Near Ford Street, 0.1 miles Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6).
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 . . . Map (db m96052) HM
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Mar. 20, 2023