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Meadville Woolen Mills

 
 
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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. Touch 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. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meadville Market House (a few steps from this marker); Meridian Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kepler Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut St. Bridge
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.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Market House Plaza (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). Touch for a list and map 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
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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