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

Chestnut St. Bridge

 
 
Chestnut St. Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
1. Chestnut St. Bridge Marker
Inscription.  From 1830 to 1870 two waterways quartered the city: Mill Run, NE to SW, and the Feeder Canal, NW to SE. Here, for three blocks, they shared their courses before diverging; the Run to French Creek, the Canal Conneaut Lake, commercial contacts & distant markets.
 
Erected 2006 by Crawford County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 38.295′ N, 80° 9.195′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Chestnut Street east of Market Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 247 Chestnut Street, Meadville PA 16335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meridian Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadville Woolen Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadville Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Run (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kepler Hotel
Chestnut St. Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
2. Chestnut St. Bridge Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roddy Law Office (about 300 feet away); The Spirella Company (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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