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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greensboro, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Greene County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Greene County, PA (34) Fayette County, PA (105) Washington County, PA (90) Marshall County, WV (35) Monongalia County, WV (168) Wetzel County, WV (10)  GreeneCounty(34) Greene County (34)  FayetteCounty(105) Fayette County (105)  WashingtonCounty(90) Washington County (90)  MarshallCountyWest Virginia(35) Marshall County (35)  MonongaliaCounty(168) Monongalia County (168)  WetzelCounty(10) Wetzel County (10)
Location of Greensboro, Pennsylvania
    Greene County (34)
    Fayette County (105)
    Washington County (90)
    Marshall County, West Virginia (35)
    Monongalia County, West Virginia (168)
    Wetzel County, West Virginia (10)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Greene County), Greensboro — Greensboro
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 . . . Map (db m69904) HM
2Pennsylvania (Greene County), Greensboro — In Memory of Cols. John & William Minor
Soldiers in the Revolutionary War. Among the first settlers in this section of PennsylvaniaMap (db m173619) HM
3Pennsylvania (Greene County), Greensboro — Old Glassworks
On this site, the first glass factory west of the Monongahela River was established in 1805 through the stimulating influence of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson. Glass was made here until 1849.Map (db m56955) HM
4Pennsylvania (Greene County), Greensboro — Potters Park
Early in the Nineteenth Century, Gifted German Potters settled in Greensboro, near the River. They learned to turn the gray Clay they found under their feet Into useful blue-gray containers, And jugs for storing butter, Cheese and pickled . . . Map (db m173683) HM
5Pennsylvania (Greene County), Greensboro — Veterans Memorial
"Dedicated in memory and in honor of the brave men and women of Greensboro and Monongahela township who served their country in all the wars"Map (db m173625) WM
 
 
 
Jul. 30, 2021