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Current Chippewa United Methodist Church image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
Current Chippewa United Methodist Church
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Chippewa United Methodist Church
Founded 1796 in home of Abraham Powers. Old stone church built 1800 north of here on Shenango Road. First interment in cemetery 1798. Following a fire in 1848 and ue to growth in church a red brick church was built in 1857 here on Old Sandusky Trail. — Map (db m133) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Geneva College
A Christian liberal arts college which was founded by the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America in Northwood Ohio in 1848. Was moved to Beaver Falls in 1880 to a site provided by the Harmony Society. Old Main built 1880 with native stone. — Map (db m136) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Homewood Junction
Founded 1859 as Homewood Junction of Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago and Erie and Pittsburgh Railroads. Named for Ironmaker James Wood. Incorporated in 1910. Post Office was known as Racine Pennsylvania. Historic Saint Cloud Hotel, Clydesdale . . . — Map (db m49401) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Ingram-Richardson Manufacturing Company
During 64 years, "Ing-Rich" became one of the leading producers of porcelain enamel products in the United States. Noted for durability, the company's output included outdoor advertising signs and "porcel panels" for building exteriors; it also made . . . — Map (db m40237) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Joe NamathBeaver Falls Hometown Hall of Famer
Namath played 13 seasons in the American Football League and the National Football League for the New York Jets and the Los Angeles Rams as an All-pro quarterback. Widely considered to be one of the best quarterbacks to play the game. "Broadway Joe" . . . — Map (db m57733) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Patterson Heights Incline
Operated between January 19, 1896 and 1927. One of the shortest and most unusual trolley car lines in the United States. The line operated with one car built by J.G. Brill of Philadelphia. A dummy car counterbalanced by scrap metal ran on a parallel . . . — Map (db m49425) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Second Baptist Church
The church was founded by a small group of people under the leadership of Reverend Jordan D. Brown, in 1893. The church was chartered in 1919. Ground was broken for the present church in 1926 under Reverend G.E. Sallie. The mortgage was burned in . . . — Map (db m51801) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — The Carnegie Library
Constructed in 1903 as the County's first library building. The building funds were furnished by an Andrew Carnegie grant and the site and maintenance by the citizens of Beaver Falls and the Big Beaver Falls School District. — Map (db m135) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver Falls — Union Drawn Steel
Founded in 1889 by W.A. McCool in Beaver Falls at Hartman Steel. First cold finished bar steel plant in Pennsylvania. Owned by Republic Steel 1929-1984. Later owned by LTV 1984-1989 and by Republic Engineered Steels, Incorporated since 1989. — Map (db m51802) HM

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