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About Youngsville, Pennsylvania
Enjoy a small country town ...

When you come to Youngsville, you will find fresher air, safer streets, and a stronger sense of community. Youngsville really is Small town USA where everyone will treat you like a friend. There is plenty to do if you like country living and the outdoors.

Matthew Young founded Youngsville, Pennsylvania. It began as a 400 acre tract of land beside the Brokenstraw Creek. The town was incorporated in... Matthew Young was a Revolutionary War Veteran and school master. Not only did he lay the downtown streets while he settled the town, but he built a sawmill and the first school in Youngsville.

He first came to the area to visit Callender Irvine who was the son of Revolutionary War General William Irvine.

Matthew Young died on August 4, 1825. His body is buried in the Youngsville Cemetery.

Plaque on rear of monument:

In Memory Of The
Revolutionary War Soldier,
Matthew Young, The
Founder Of Youngsville,
This Grave Was Restored
And This Plaque Was
Erected By
The Townspeople, The
Inheritors Of His
"Beautiful Prospect."

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