Commemorative Plaque at the Mercer County Courthouse


Mercer Soldiers  Orphans

School

 

Established 1868

 

Closed 1889

 

In Memory of 

 

THE MERCER SOLDIERS ORPHANS SCHOOL

Mercer, PA

Opened in 1868

Closed in 1889

Maintained by the State of Pennsylvania for the Purpose of Providing a home and education for the children of her soldiers and sailors who served during the Civil War

This tablet is placed by the Sixteeners Association of Mercer, on their 35th Annual Reunion held at Mercer, Penn. August 12, 1926

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