Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers

Berwick Founder, Settlers, and Pioneers (HM28YG)

Location: Berwick, PA 18603 Columbia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 3.443', W 76° 14.139'

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1786 · 1936


1747 — Evan Owen — 1819
Purchaser of the Site
Founder of the Town.
- First Settlers -
Robert and John Brown
named the town Berwick,
after Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
- Pioneers -
Anthony Adams · Alexander Jamison
Nathan Beach · James Lockhart
Rev. Thomas Bowman · Jacob Mack
Benjamin Doane · Abram Miller
James Evans · Sebastian Seybert
Dr. Samuel F. Headley · Paul Thompson
James Herrin · Henry Traugh


Mordecai William Jackson (1815-1894)
in conjunction with
George Mack, in 1840,
erected the original foundry at Third & Market St.
William Hartman Woodin (1821-1886),
in 1847, erected a foundry at Foundryville, Pa.,
and in 1849, a partnership was formed of
Jackson & Woodin.
1849 — Jackson & Woodin — 1872
1872 — Jackson & Woodin Mfg. Co. — 1899
1899 — Berwick Plant of the — [1962]
American Car & Foundry Co.
HM NumberHM28YG
Year Placed1936
Placed BySesqui-Centennial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 396169 N 4545862
Decimal Degrees41.05738333, -76.23565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 3.443', W 76° 14.139'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 3' 26.58" N, 76° 14' 8.34" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 344 N Market St, Berwick PA 18603, US
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