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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Darlington, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Beaver 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> Beaver County, PA (216) Allegheny County, PA (550) Butler County, PA (51) Lawrence County, PA (40) Washington County, PA (343) Columbiana County, OH (110) Hancock County, WV (28)  BeaverCounty(216) Beaver County (216)  AlleghenyCounty(550) Allegheny County (550)  ButlerCounty(51) Butler County (51)  LawrenceCounty(40) Lawrence County (40)  WashingtonCounty(343) Washington County (343)  ColumbianaCountyOhio(110) Columbiana County (110)  HancockCountyWest Virginia(28) Hancock County (28)
Beaver is the county seat for Beaver County
Darlington is in Beaver County
      Beaver County (216)  
      Allegheny County (550)  
      Butler County (51)  
      Lawrence County (40)  
      Washington County (343)  
      Columbiana County, Ohio (110)  
      Hancock County, West Virginia (28)  
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1Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Boulder
Boulder from Lock 7. Georgetown. Ohio River With Indian Petroglyphs & Conestoga Wagon date Donated by Bub CraneMap (db m204314) HM
2Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Buttonwood
Built in 1840 by Reverend Arthur B. Bradford, descendant of William Bradford of the Mayflower. Powerful abolitionist, consul to China, prolific author, minister, and a founder of the Free Presbyterian Church. Many famous abolitionists met here in . . . Map (db m49420) HM
3Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Cannelton
Settled in 1795. Named for the Cannel coal found here. Mine opened 1838. Homestead of Ira Mansfield, mine owner, author and state senator. Producer of shale oil for many years. Harmony Society built a railroad in 1850 to ship coal and oil to distant . . . Map (db m49422) HM
4Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Caughey's Mill
In 1808 Samuel Caughey bought from Peter Crowl 15 acres of land house stables and saw mill for 1200 dollars here on the Little Beaver. In 1812 he built a grist mill. He gave it to sons James and Samuel Jr in 1820. It was in operation until 1876.Map (db m51799) HM
5Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Chartered In 1798 — Brush Run Seceder Church
Brush Run Seceder Church James Duncan first pastor, held services in a 5 x 12 tent, later a log cabin. In 1811 a two acre cemetery created. The church relocated in 1848 as United Presbyterian church near Darlington, with B.F. Sawyer as pastor.Map (db m51798) HM
6Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Daniel Leasure — March 18, 1819 - October 10, 1886
This monument was erected in 1887 to honor Daniel Leasure, who was an American Soldier that served in the Union Army as a Colonel and Brigade Commander during the American Civil War. Mr. Leasure attended Greersburg Academy across the street from . . . Map (db m120956) HM WM
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7Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Darlington Borough
Formerly Greersburg 1804-1830. Second Borough in the County 1820. First Presbyterian Church 1797. First Free Presbyterian Church 1847. First Greersburg Academy 1802. First lighted Polo Field in United States 1938. Important relay and supply station . . . Map (db m48087) HM
8Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Darlington Civil War Memorial
Erected to the memory of the Fallen Soldiers. 1861-1865. Lookout Mountain Chickamauga Gettysburg AppomattoxMap (db m204303) WM
9Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Elder's Mills
In 1821 Matthew Elder built the first woolen factory in this area and bought wool from miles around. He ran a large general store with an extensive trade. He also ran a flax seed oil mill. In connection with his brother William, he ran a grist mill.Map (db m49424) HM
10Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — First Permanent Structure of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church
First permanent structure of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian church. Structure built in 1808. The church and site was purchased by John McCowin in 1861 and remodeled into a home. Property purchased by Sarah E. Seanor in 1909 and still owned by her heirs.Map (db m49418) HM
11Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — For God And Country — World War II — 1941 - 1945 —
Darlington Twp. • Darlington Borough • South Beaver Twp. Allender, Glenn W. • Alwine, Floyd • Anico, Ralph • Ardelji, Frank • Arthur, Emerson W. • Arthur, James • Arthur, Willard • Bable, Harry • Bable, Russell • Bable, S. . . . Map (db m204306) WM
12Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Foulks-Martin-Watts Mill and Bridge
George Foulks frontiersman built saw and gristmaills. Jesse Martin owned for some years. Reuben Watt and sons James and Thomas also ran it. The iron bridge placed on National Register June 22, 1988.Map (db m62684) HM
13Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — 57 — Free Presbyterian Church — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Protesting the slave holding decree of 1845 the Free Presbyterian Church was formed, and followers led by Reverend A.B. Bradford erected this beautiful church in 1847 after the Civil War in 1867 a jointure was made with the reformed presbyterians . . . Map (db m122307) HM
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14Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — George Foulks Home — Oldest in Area
Captured by Indians in 1780. Escaped to help country. Outstanding character bold woodsman. Furbuyer Indian Scout and thrifty businessman. Married C. Ullery 1796. Built stone house, mills, and first brick house in area later known as Fennel House.Map (db m49423) HM
15Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Greersburg Academy
Established with funds collected by Reverend Thomas E. Hughes erected 1802 chartered 1806 by the Pennsylvania State Legislature as Greersburg Academy ratifying it the first academy west of the Allegheny Mountains.Map (db m48136) HM
16Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — 47 — Greersburg Academy — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Reverend Thomas E Hughes recognizing the need for a school for the frontier obtained approval and full support from the Erie Presbytery April 13, 1802 to construct a building and form a seminary. He proceeded to build the so called stone pile and . . . Map (db m122308) HM
17Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Honor Roll
Dedicated to the men of Darlington, South Beaver and Darlington Townships who served their country in the World War 1917 - 1919 Leslie E. Calloway • Earl K. Davis • Carl Duncan • Roy Duncan • Georce Seanor • Ralph T. Miller • . . . Map (db m204680) WM
18Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — McMinn Mill
Site of one of the first mills built on the Little Beaver River. Erected by Robert and Mary McMinn in 1796-1797. Mary was said to be the first white woman to settle in the Darlington area following the treaty with the Indians in 1795.Map (db m49417) HM
19Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Mount Plesant Presbyterian Church
First site of the church where Reverend Thomas E. Hughes was ordained August 28, 1799 First Communion service north of the Ohio River September 1, 1799 The Erie Presbytery organized at this location April 13, 1802.Map (db m40281) HM
20Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church
First site of the church where Reverend Thomas E. Hughes was ordained August 28, 1799 first communion service north of the Ohio River September 1, 1799 the Erie Presbytery organized at this location April 13, 1802.Map (db m204315) HM
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21Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — North Country Trail Town - Darlington
Darlington is one of Pennsylvania's North Country National cenic Trail Towns. A quiet town with lots of historical value, visitors can stroll through Downtown, stop by the Little Beaver Historical Society, the Greersburg Museum, or the . . . Map (db m204308) HM
22Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Remembering
Remembering the sons and daughters of the Darlington Area who served in the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf WarsMap (db m204305) WM
23Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Sandstone Walk
Sandstone walk, original walk to Enon Valley Joint High School. Built in mid 19th century closed 1942.Map (db m204309) HM
24Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — South Beaver Township Veterans Memorial
Honoring all veterans who answered the call-served, fought or died so that others could be free to live in peace.Map (db m82685) WM
25Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — The White Cemetery
Founded in Cannelton by John White in late 1800's. Owner of coal and clay mines, friend of Harmonists, he was superintendent of Darlington Cannal Coal Railroad. Cemetery marked by Italian marble statue depicting White's daughter.Map (db m49421) HM
26Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Darlington — Thomas Sprott House
Built by Thomas Sprott in 1804 on land granted him in 1802 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Named "Sprotts Delight," it overlooked the borough of Greersburg, laid out on the lands of Sprott, Greer, and Martin.Map (db m49419) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022