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Near Meadville in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French Creek Feeder

 
 
French Creek Feeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 4, 2012
1. French Creek Feeder Marker
Inscription. The canal visible beyond the field was built 1827-1834. Repaired in 1841, it carried water from French Creek to Conneaut Lake, reservoir for the Erie Extension canal, which operated between Erie and New Castle , 1844-71.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 33.451′ N, 80° 11.096′ W. Marker is near Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Perry Highway (U.S. 19) 1.2 miles north of Pennsylvania Route 285, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meadville PA 16335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named French Creek Feeder (approx. 3.4 miles away); French Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Meadville (approx. 5.1 miles away); Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools (approx. 5.3 miles away); Richard Henderson (approx. 5.7 miles away); Unitarian Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Historic District (approx. 5.8 miles away); Chamber of Commerce (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Meadville.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program. (Submitted on May 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
French Creek Feeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 4, 2012
2. French Creek Feeder Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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