Darragh Street

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Darragh Street
Neighborhood West Oakland
Origin of name John Darragh

Darragh Street is named for John Darragh (1772–1828), second mayor of Pittsburgh (1817–1825).[1][2][3][4][5] John Darragh had previously been one of the first aldermen of Pittsburgh.[1]


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  2. Annie Clark Miller. Early Land Marks and Names of Old Pittsburgh: An address delivered before the Pittsburgh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at Carnegie Institute, Nov. 30, 1923, p. 32. Pittsburgh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, 1924. Historic Pittsburgh 00awn8211m; Internet Archive earlylandmarksna00mill. [view source]miller
  3. "Street names sketch history of city: Tribute to many pioneers dimmed by time." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 26, 1936, anniversary section IV, p. 16. Newspapers.com 88921069. [view source]street-names
  4. Bill Toland. The Morning File. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 15, 2007, p. A-2. Newspapers.com 96650982. [view source]toland
  5. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, pp. 61, 67. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan