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

French Creek

 
 
French Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
1. French Creek Marker
Inscription. The Riviere aux Boeufs of the French, renamed by George Washington in 1753. It had an important part in the French and Indian War and the settlement of northwestern Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 33.479′ N, 80° 6.504′ W. Marker is near Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Meadville road (U.S. 322) and McCracken Road, on the right when traveling west on Meadville road. 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. French Creek Feeder (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named French Creek Feeder (approx. 4 miles away); Meadville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools (approx. 5.5 miles away); Hillcrest (approx. 5.6 miles away); Richard Henderson (approx. 5.8 miles away); Unitarian Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Raymond Philip Shafer (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Meadville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a little spanked, leaning on its post, and it's almost overgrown with brush.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
French Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
2. French Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 17 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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