“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Monaca, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

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By Mike Wintermantel, December 25, 2011
Brodheads Road Marker
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Monaca — Brodheads Road
Beaver Countys first highway constructed 1778 by General Lachlan McIntosh as a supply route from Fort Pitt to Fort McIntosh Colonel Daniel Broadhead succeeded to the command of the fort in 1779 and his name was associated with the road. — Map (db m50887) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Monaca — New Philadelphia Society
Founded 1832 by dissadent members of the Harmony Society of Economy. The house on this corner was the home of the society leader Count Maxmillian DeLeon and is believed to be the oldest house in Monaca. — Map (db m45778) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Monaca — Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Constructed in 1832 by separatists from the Harmony Society, under the leadership of Count Maximilian DeLeon, organized as New Philadephia Society. 1840-First School Built. 1850-First Pipe Organ in Beaver County. — Map (db m45780) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Monaca — Site of Thiel College
Endowed by A Louis Thiel and founded in 1866 as Thiel Hall by Reverend William A. Passavant. Chartered in 1870 as Thiel College of the Evangelical Lutheran Church with Reverend Henry W. Roth as first president. Moved to Greenville, Pennsylvania in . . . — Map (db m45783) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Monaca — Water Cure Sanitorium
Founded 1848 by Dr. Edward Acker. Used hydrotherapy or water to heal. First hospital in Beaver County. Town's first Post Office, 1856. Phillipsburg soldiers orphans school founded 1866 by Rev. William Taylor. Destroyed by fire 1876. — Map (db m50181) HM

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