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Country United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Beaver County
Population: 299 (2000)
Density: 3217.2/sq mi
Settled 1804
Incorporated 1820
 
An Institution established by Rev. Thomas Huges in 1802. The academy was created as a "prep" school for college. Classes included languages, philosophy, and astronomy. The stone structure was built around 1806, making it one of the oldest buildings still standing in Beaver County.
 
3/18/1819 - 10/10/1886
An American soldier and physician who served as a colonel and brigade commander in the Union Army during the Civil War. He attended Greersburg Academy in Darlington from 1838 to 1840. After, he spent time in medical school in Pittsburgh.
 
ORDINANCES FROM DARLINGTON

Ordinance #263

An Ordinance establishing the curb grade on the following streets and avenues in the Borough of Darlington, to wit:

  1. Morris Street form First Street to Fifth Street.
  2. Market Street from First Street to Fifth Street.
  3. Plum Street from First Street to Fifth Street.
  4. First Street from the western Borough line to eastern Borough line.
  5. Second Street from western Borough line to eastern Borough line.
  6. Third Street from the original western Borough line to eastern Borough line.
  7. Fourth Street from western Borough line to eastern Borough line.
  8. Fifth Street from original western Borough line to eastern Borough line.

 

Be it enacted and ordained by the Town Council of the Borough of Darlington, and it is hereby enacted and ordained by authority of the same.

Sec. 1. 
The curb grade of Morris Street from the center line of First Street to the center line of Fifth Street be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at the center line of First Street at station 0 plus 25 at an elevation of 912.60 feet; thence by a descending grade of 0.719% to elevation 910.14 feet at station 3 plus 67 at the center line of Second Street; thence by an ascending grade of 1.518% to elevation 911.40 feet at station 4 plus 50; thence by an ascending grade of 0.706% to elevation 912.60 feet at station 6 plus 20; thence by a descending grade of 0.409% to elevation of 911.50 feet at center line of Emmery’s Alley; thence by a descending grade of 0.523% to an elevation of 910.60 feet at station 10 plus 60.85 at the center line of Fourth Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.409% to an elevation of 912.00 feet at station 14 plus 03.15 at the center line of Fifth Street.

 

The curb grade of Market Street from the center line of First Street to the center line of Fifth Street be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at state 0 plus 25 at the center of First Street at an elevation of 910.03 feet; thence by a vertical curve to elevation 910.40 feet at station 0 plus 50; thence by an ascending grade of 0.356% to elevation 911.53 feet at station 3 plus 67 at center line of Second Street; thence by an ascending grade of 1.094% to an elevation of 914.35 feet at station 6 plus 25; thence by a vertical curve to elevation 914.62 feet at station 7 plus 25;  thence by a descending grade of 0.561% to an elevation of 913.70 feet at station 8 plus 88.67 at the center line of Emmery’s Alley; by an ascending grade of 914.40 feet at station 10 plus 60.85 at the center line of Fourth Street; thence by an ascending grad of 0.322% to an elevation of 915.50 feet at station 14 plus 03.15 at the center line of Fifth Street.

 

The curb grade of Plum Street from center line of First Street to the center line of Fifth Street to the center line of Fifth Street be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at the centerline of First Street at station 0 plus 25 at an elevation of 906.00 feet; thence by an ascending grade of 1.00% to an elevation of 907.75 feet at station 2 plus 0; thence by a vertical curve to an elevation of 910.06 feet at station 2 plus 75; thence by a vertical curve to elevation 912.37 feet at station 3 plus 50; thence by an ascending grade of 1.00% to an elevation of 914.26 feet at station 5 plus 39.24 at the center line of Potter’s Alley; thence by an ascending grade of 1.223% to an elevation of 916.40 feet at station 7 plus 13.98 at the center line of Third Street; thence by a descending grade of 0.571% to an elevation of 915.40 feet at station 8 plus 88.67 at the center line of Emmery’s Alley; thence by an ascending grade of 0.58% to an elevation of 916.40 feet at station 10 plus 60.85 at the center line of Fourth Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.726% to an elevation of 918.35 feet at station 13 plus 30; thence by a descending grade of 0.479% to an elevation  of 918.00 feet at station 14 plus 03.15 at the centerline of Fifth Street.

 

The curb grade of First Street from the western Borough line to eastern Borough line be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at the western Borough line at station 0 plus 0 at an elevation of 910.60 feet; thence by an ascending grade of 0.664% to an elevation of 912.60 feet at station 3 plus 01.15 at the center line of Morris Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.614% to an elevation of 913.30 feet at station 4 plus 15.18; thence by an vertical curve to an elevation of 912.23 feet at station 5 plus 15.18; thence by a descending grade of 2.75% to elevation 909.50 feet at station 6 plus 14.72; thence by an ascending grade to elevation 910.03 feet at station 6 plus 14.72; thence by an ascending grade to elevation 910.03 feet at station 6 plus 31.72 at the center line of Market Street; thence by a descending grade to elevation 909.77 feet at station 6 plus 48,72; thence by an ascending grade 2.917% to an elevation of 910.38 feet at station 6 plus 70;  thence by a vertical curve to an elevation of 910.30 feet at station 8 plus 20; thence by a descending grade of 3.028% to an elevation of 906.00 feet at station 9 plus 62.09 at the center line of Plum Street; thence by a descending grade of 2.086% to an elevation of 902.60 feet at station 11 plus 25.03 at the centerline of Sprott’s Alley; thence by ascending grade of 0.725% to an elevation of 903.60 feet at station 12 plus 62.98 at the eastern Borough line.

 

The curb grade of Second Street from the western Borough line to the eastern Borough line be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at the western Borough line at station 0 plus 0 at an elevation 908.48 feet; thence by an ascending grade of 0.55% to an elevation of 910.14 feet at station 3 plus 01.18 at the center line of Morris Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.42.% to an elevation of 911.53 feet at station 6 plus 31.71 at the center line of Market Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.303% to an elevation of 912.54 feet at station 9 plus 62.13 at the center line of Plum Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.332% to an elevation of 913.53 feet at station 12 plus 63.01 at the eastern Borough line.

 

The Curb grade of Third Street from the original western Borough line to the eastern Borough line be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at the original western Borough line at Station 0 plus 0 at an elevation of 912.60 feet; thence by a descending grade of 0.724 feet to an elevation of 911.60 at station 1 plus 38.09 at the center line of Martin’s Alley; thence by an ascending grade of 0.38% to elevation 912.22 feet at station 3 plus 01.18 at the center line of Morris Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.74% to an elevation of 914.67 feet at station 6 plus 31.70 at the center line of Market Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.524% to an elevation of 916.40 feet at station 9 plus 62.12 at the center line of Plum Street; thence by a descending grade of 0.598% to elevation 914.60 feet at station 12 plus 63.00 at the eastern Borough line.

 

The curb grade of Fourth Street from the western Borough line to the eastern Borough line be and the same is hereby established as:

  1. Beginning at the western Borough line at station 9 plus 0 at an elevation of 909.60 feet; thence by an ascending grade of 0.332% to elevation 910.60 feet at station 3 plus 01.22 at the center line of Morris Street; thence by an ascending grade of 1.152% to an elevation of 914.40 feet at station 6 plus 31.74 at the center line of Market Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.606% to an elevation of 916.40 feet at station 9 plus 62.16 at the center line of Plum Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.399% to an elevation of 917.60 feet at station 12 plus 63.04 at the eastern Borough line.

 

The curb grade of Fifth Street from the original western Borough line to the eastern Borough line be and the same is hereby established as follows:

  1. Beginning at the original western Borough line at station 0 plus 0 at an elevation of 910.00 feet; thence by an ascending grade of 0.50% to an elevation of 911.00 feet at station 2 plus 0; thence by an ascending grade of 0.99% to elevation 912.00 feet at station 3 plus 01.22 at the center line of Morris Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.915% to an elevation of 913.50 feet at station 4 plus 65.21 at the center line of Stephenson’s Alley; thence by an ascending grade of 1.198% to an elevation of 915.50 feet at station 6 plus 31.70 at the center line of Market Street; thence by an ascending grade of 0.758% to an elevation of 918.00 feet at station 9 plus 62.20 at the center line Plum Street; thence by an ascending grade of 2.99% to an elevation of 927.00 feet at station 122 plus 63.10 at the eastern Borough line.

 

All the above are elevations of curbs on either side of the street excepting at street corners where the straight grade will be warped to meet the adjacent street grades.

Sec. 2.  The Borough Engineer is hereby authorized and directed to record the aforesaid grades as established hereby in the grade book of the said Borough.

Sec. 3.  The Committee on Street, Highways, and Buildings of said Borough is directed to give notice to the owners of real estate fronting and abutting on the aforesaid streets and avenues of the introduction of this Ordinance, and to fix a designated time and place to meet with the owners of the real estate fronting and abutting on said streets and avenues affected, and to hear objections, if any, relating thereto.

Sec. 4.  All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances, inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Enacted and ordained into an Ordinance by the Town Council of the Borough of Darlington on the 5th day of October, A.D. 1949.

Glenn H. Watterson, President of Council

Attest: Mrs. Verne Gishbougher, Secretary of Council

Examined and approved by me this 5th day of October, A.D. 1949

Paul S. Pennell, Burgess

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