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

Col. William Crawford

 
 
Col. William Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
1. Col. William Crawford Marker
Inscription.  
In commemoration of
Col. William Crawford
born in Virginia in 1732,
burned at the stake
by the Delaware Indians
near Sandusky, Ohio, June 11, 1782

Revolutionary soldier,
friend and companion of Washington,
brave and distinguished frontiersman
of Western Pennsylvania.
This county is named in his honor.

 
Erected 1912 by The Col. Crawford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 11, 1782.
 
Location. 41° 38.288′ N, 80° 9.006′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Diamond Park Square south of West Cherry Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 912 Diamond Park Square, 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
Col. William Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
2. Col. William Crawford Marker
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. The Promenade de Fismes (a few steps from this marker); Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Raymond Philip Shafer (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Derickson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County's Tribute to Her Loyal Sons (within shouting distance of this marker); Chamber of Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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