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

Bicentennial

 
 
Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
1. Bicentennial Marker
Inscription.  
This red oak and time capsule placed in honor of the two hundredth year of the settlement of the Meadville Community — Dedicated July 4, 1988

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Other Centennial Trees
1 Centennial of the United States
This white oak was planted in 1876

2 Centennial of Meadville-1888
This white oak replaced the original tree

3 Sesquicentennial of Meadville
This pin oak was planted in 1938

 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1788.
 
Location. 41° 38.301′ N, 80° 9.012′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Diamond Park Square north of East Cherry Street when traveling north. 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. The Promenade de Fismes (a few steps from this marker); Col. William Crawford
Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
2. Bicentennial Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Court House and Gaol North of Pittsburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding Site of Allegheny College (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Derickson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County (within shouting distance of this marker); Raymond Philip Shafer (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 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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