Franklin in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A special oil, known as Franklin Heavy Crude, brought wealth but Franklin avoided the "boom and bust" cycle of towns created during the oil excitement.
Location. 41° 23.861′ N, 79° 49.83′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker can be reached from Liberty Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) 0.1 miles east of 13th Street (U.S. 322), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located front of DeBence Antique Music World, 1261 Liberty Street. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin PA 16323, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel C.T. Dodd (within shouting distance of this marker); Venango County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Jesse L. Reno (approx. 0.2 miles away); Galena-Signal Oil Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Bissell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Franklin Johnny Appleseed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Garrison (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
More about this marker. Marker is mounted in the sidewalk.
Also see . . . A Small Town with Great Festivals. (Submitted on October 5, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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