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'"The town of Beaver is emphatically a child of the State, and its large lots, three hundred by one hundred and twenty feet, with streets one hundred feet wide bear no impress of private economy. It was laid out under the authority of the Act of 28th September, 1791, by Daniel Leet, whose survey was adopted by the Act of 6th March, 1793, and covers the site of the old French and Indian towns upon which Fort McIntosh was built. Beaver County was erected by the Act of 12th March, 1800. The Act recites the reservation contained in the Act of 13th March, 1783 "to the use of the State of 3,000 acres on both sides of the mouth of Big Beaver Creek including Fort McIntosh."
Quotation from the Centenial
Booklet 1800-1900 Page 4
title, "BEAVER, PENNSYLVANIA"
The Beaver Area Heritage Foundation is proud to present this reprinted pamphlet to its members and citizens of the area in general, and to the teachers of Civics and History in our school system in particular, dealing with the background history of the fine and unique Parks and Squares of Beaver.
Very few towns in Western Pennsylvania have anything similar to offer their residents and visitors. The Foundation would be pleased to hear from anyone who has knowledge, documents and other materials dealing with the history of Beaver, Beaver Area or Beaver County.