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Mercer Soldiers Orphans School

Mercer Soldiers  Orphans



Established 1868


Closed 1889


Where was the Mercer Soldiers Orphans School?

Oakland City, north east of Mercer in Findley Township.

How to reach the Mercer School:

Via Shenango and Allegheny valley railroad, from Greenville to Mercer, and via New Castle and Franklin railroad from New Castle.  (Annual Report of the Superintendent of Soldiers Orphans, 1889)

Map.  Findley Township Map from The 1873 Combination Atlas of Mercer County, PA.  View Oakland City Map showing School location.


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Revised: September 08, 2001.