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Cranberry Township in Butler County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Crider's Corners

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
1. Crider's Corners Marker
Inscription.  Crider's Corners, Cranberry Township's main intersection and business district, was located here at Old Perry Highway (now Dutilh Road) and Old Mars/Freedom Road. Site of Meeder's Market and Crider's Garage. From 1908 to 1931 Crider's Corners was a station on the Harmony Line electric railway. Named for landowner Jacob Crider (1823-1902).
 
Erected 1997 by Cranberry Township Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 40° 41.122′ N, 80° 6.033′ W. Marker is in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker is on Dutilh Road 0.1 miles north of Freedom Road (Pennsylvania Route 228), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 83 Dutilh Road, Cranberry Township PA 16066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ogle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Venango Path (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elias Fry Barn (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cranberry Township Veterans Memorial
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
2. Crider's Corners Marker
Looking north on Dutilh Road
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); 1806 Plains Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Borough of Bradford Woods (approx. 3˝ miles away); Saint Matthew's Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); USS Mars AFS-1 Ships Bell (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cranberry Township.
 
Also see . . .  Cranberry Township Historical Society. (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By USDA Agricultural Adjustment Administration Northeast Division, May 17, 1939
3. Crider's Corners
Aerial photo of Crider's Corners, taken by Penn Pilot on May 17th, 1939. More information here: http://www.pennpilot.psu.edu/about.html
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,720 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 28, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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