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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 #281

An ordinance of the Borough of Darlington, Beaver County, Pennsylvania providing for weight limits on certain Borough streets; providing for the erection and maintenance of official signs with respect thereto and providing penalties for violation thereof.

The Town Council of the Borough of Darlington, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, does hereby enact and ordain as follows:

Sec. 1.  That the Borough does hereby prohibit the operation of motor vehicles, trailers or semi-trailers having gross weight on all Borough streets within the said Borough of Darlington with the exception of that part of Third Street between Morris Street and Market Street.

Sec. 2.  The maximum weight of vehicle and load passing upon or over any Borough street within the Borough of Darlington, except that part of Third Street extending between Morris Street and Market Street, is hereby limited to twenty (20) tons gross weight.

Sec. 3.  That in accordance with the provisions of the Vehicle Code there shall be erected and maintained official signs designating the aforesaid maximum weight limit at the end of the streets affected thereby and at intersections thereof, and it is further provided that the proper Borough official shall forthwith promptly erect such official signs in compliance with the provision of the Vehicle Code.

Sec. 4.  Any person violating any of the provisions of the Ordinance shall upon summary conviction before a magistrate be sentenced to pay a fine of $50.00 and cost of prosecution and in default of the payment thereof, shall undergo imprisonment for not more than ten (10) days.

Sec. 5.  All ordinances or parts of ordinance heretofore adopted are hereby repealed insofar as they are inconsistent with the terms of the Ordinance.

Enacted and ordained this 16th day of June, 1958.

John C. Hageman, President of Council

Attest: John A. Zoppetti, Secretary of Council

The above ordinance is hereby approved this 16th day of June, 1958.

C. W. Myers, Burgess

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