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

Meadville Woolen Mills

 
 
Meadville Woolen Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 4, 2015
1. Meadville Woolen Mills Marker
Inscription. In 1810, on hand looms and spinning wheels, Meadville produced 16,818 yards of woolen material. By 1870 a steam-powered mill, built here where Mill Run and the Feeder Canal joined briefly, made fine woolens from the fleece of county sheep for shipment to the East Coast.
 
Erected 2005 by Crawford County Historical Society – Donated 12 May 2005 by the Emmalike D. Barco Beautification Fund.
 
Location. 41° 38.319′ N, 80° 9.204′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Market Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located between Chestnut and W. Cherry Streets across from the Meadville Market House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901-903 Market Street, Meadville PA 16335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meadville Market House (a few steps from this marker); The Kepler Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Roddy Law Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Spirella Company (about 300 feet away);
Meadville Woolen Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 4, 2015
2. Meadville Woolen Mills Marker
Meadville Market House is on the left and the Kepler Hotel is on the left in the background.
Library Hall (about 300 feet away); First Christian Church (about 600 feet away); Chamber of Commerce (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Meadville.
 
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Meadville Woolen Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 4, 2015
3. Meadville Woolen Mills Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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