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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Butler 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 Butler County, PA (51) Allegheny County, PA (475) Armstrong County, PA (21) Beaver County, PA (147) Clarion County, PA (14) Lawrence County, PA (20) Mercer County, PA (36) Venango County, PA (68)  ButlerCounty(51) Butler County (51)  AlleghenyCounty(475) Allegheny County (475)  ArmstrongCounty(21) Armstrong County (21)  BeaverCounty(147) Beaver County (147)  ClarionCounty(14) Clarion County (14)  LawrenceCounty(20) Lawrence County (20)  MercerCounty(36) Mercer County (36)  VenangoCounty(68) Venango County (68)
Location of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania
    Butler County (51)
    Allegheny County (475)
    Armstrong County (21)
    Beaver County (147)
    Clarion County (14)
    Lawrence County (20)
    Mercer County (36)
    Venango County (68)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Amelia Roebling Knoch House — Circa 1880
Amelia married Herman Knoch, their son, William, & wife Eva, donated their farm for the school.Map (db m163501) HM
2Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — August & Martha Bernigau Property — 1835-1900
Bernigau's residence and cabinet shop were locate here, with the wareroom across the street. Dr. Moore's dentist office here in 1940s.Map (db m163502) HM
3Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Charles Pfeiffer House — 1883 — Hegenbotham Family 1901-2001 —
Pfieffer operated a feed store here. William Hegenbotham started his tin shop here in 1901.Map (db m163504) HM
4Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Christian Stuebgen Property, 1835 — Kohnfelder Family 1866-1907
This building was probably built by Frederick & Henry Schroth in 1907.Map (db m163506) HM
5Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Christian Stuebgen's Hotel Burned in 1866
Joseph Kohnfelder replaced it with a 2-story brick hotel. William Berger's clover farm store began here in 1919.Map (db m163505) HM
6Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Dr. E. Mershon Home & Office — 1880
Brothers, Dr. Edward & Dr. Homer Mershon practiced here. The home was in the Mershon Family from 1880 until 1978.Map (db m163507) HM
7Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Emil Schroth Barber Shop — Built in 1916
Emil Schroth, began barbering in Saxonburg in 1891. He built this building for his shop in 1916.Map (db m163508) HM
8Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Emilius Maurhoff Home — Circa 1860
As the Maurhoff Family store prospered, this house was built, attached to the store.Map (db m163509) HM
9Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Ernst Muder House — Circa 1875 — Sollie Home 1936-93 —
Ernst & Caroline Muder built this house next to their Union Hotel, C-1875.Map (db m163510) HM
10Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Ferdinand Baehr House Built in 1832
Washington Roebling later wrote that, Baehr built a larger house than ours and painted it pink.Map (db m163511) HM
11Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Ferdinand Starke House — Circa 1835
One of the earliest houses, the log floor joists, wall studs, and roof rafters have been shaped by axe or adze.Map (db m163512) HM
12Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Frederick Bauman House — Circa 1865
Frederick Bauman, stonecutter, has his Saxonburg marble works next to his house. The Bauman Family lived here from 1865 until 1921.Map (db m163514) HM
13Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — German Evangelical Protestant Church — Built in 1837
Land donated by John Roebling in 1836 Bell & tower added in 1863 Clock added in 1919.Map (db m163515) HM
14Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Helmbold Family Home — Circa 1835
William Berger had a store here in 1910. George Aderhold lived here in the 1930s and started Saxonburg Ceramics in the backyard.Map (db m163516) HM
15Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Herting 1835-1860 — Muder 1860-1922
This was the second location of the Saxonburg Telephone Co. circa 1922-1960.Map (db m163517) HM
16Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Hotel Saxonburg — Circa 1835-1840
This building has been a hotel since 1835. Earlier names were: The Vogeley House, The Belvedere House The Laube House, & The Central Hotel.Map (db m163518) HM
17Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — John & Carl Roebling House — Built in 1832.
Many of the newly arrived settlers stayed here until they could build their own houses.Map (db m163242) HM
18Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — KDKA "Dog House" — 1937-1940
This little building housed a "Spider Coil" at the base of the KDKA 718 foot broadcasting tower at Saxonburg. It provided a smooth path for the 50,000 watt signal to the world.Map (db m57455) HM
19Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Kuntz 1835-1844 — Stuebgen 1877-1968
The east side of the house built in 1835. August Stuebgen opened his family meat store in the west addition in 1877.Map (db m163519) HM
20Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Muder Family — 1835-1917
Originally part of the J. Heinrich Muder farm, the Neubert family owned this building 1923-1949. Milton Neubert's meat market was here.Map (db m163520) HM
21Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — St. Lukes Lutheran Church
John Roebling donated this land to the church in 1860 The 1869 brick church was replaced in 1927 by this sanctuary.Map (db m163521) HM
22Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Starke Family House — Circa 1880
For 60 years, beginning in 1922, Aaron & Alberta Bachman lived here with their six daughters.Map (db m163523) HM
23Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Stuebgen House — Circa 1860 — Neubert Home 1924-1984 —
Christian Stuebgen's family lived here from 1860 until 1891. Ed Neubert's printing shop here 1924-1984.Map (db m163524) HM
24Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — The Roeblings
John A. Roebling, inventor of steel wire rope and designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, began business at Saxonburg, founded by him in 1832. His son, Washington A. Roebling, who built the Brooklyn Bridge, was born here in 1837.Map (db m40575) HM
25Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Tolley 1835-1885 — Seipel House, C-1890 — Schroth's 1921-1985 —
Ollie Schroth moved his harness shop and ice cream business here in 1921. His son, Arnold, continued the business.Map (db m163526) HM
26Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Tolley House — Circa 1850 — Schoentag Store 1891-1950s —
The Tolley family lived here 1835-1885 The Schoentag family owned the property 1891-2001Map (db m163525) HM
27Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — Vogeley House — 1838-1871 — Schroth 1877-1926 —
John George Vogeley house, circa 1850. William Schroth and family lived here from 1877 until 1926. Only the summer kitchen remains.Map (db m163527) HM
28Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — William A. Smith
Known as “Uncle Billy” Smith. In 1859, he drilled the world's first successful oil well with tools that he made in his blacksmith shop near Tarentum. The well, 69½ feet deep, was drilled near Titusville for Colonel Edwin Drake. . . . Map (db m42642) HM
29Pennsylvania (Butler County), Saxonburg — William Schroth Harnessmaker — Circa 1880
William Schroth started his harnessmaking in the barn behind his house, nextdoor. In the 1880s he built this building.Map (db m163530) HM
 
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