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Edinburg, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
Harbor Creek Marker image, Touch for more information
By Mike Wintermantel, December 30, 2011
Harbor Creek Marker
Pennsylvania (Lawrence County), Edinburg — Harbor Creek
Northern terminus, Beaver Division of Pennsylvania Canal system, completed to this point, 1834. Important shipping point before completing "Cross-Cut Canal" to Ohio, 1838, and Erie Extension to Greenville, 1840. — Map (db m51143) HM
Pennsylvania (Lawrence County), Edinburg — Ira D. Sankey
Famous singing evangelist, fellow-worker with Dwight L. Moody in Europe and in America, was born August 28, 1840, at Edinburg, in a house since removed. He died in Brooklyn, New York, on August 13, 1908. — Map (db m40217) HM
Pennsylvania (Lawrence County), Edinburg — Kuskuskies Towns
Of this group of towns, the last one occupied by the Indians stood near here in 1785, when Gen. Wm. Irvine toured the Donation Lands just before their division into tracts to Revolutionary soldiers. — Map (db m40216) HM

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