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

French Creek Feeder

 
 
French Creek Feeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 4, 2012
1. French Creek Feeder Marker
Inscription.  The canal visible beyond the field was built 1827-1834. Repaired in 1841, it carried water from French Creek to Conneaut Lake, reservoir for the Erie Extension canal, which operated between Erie and New Castle , 1844-71.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 33.451′ N, 80° 11.096′ W. Marker is near Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Perry Highway (U.S. 19) 1.2 miles north of Pennsylvania Route 285, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meadville PA 16335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named French Creek Feeder (approx. 3.4 miles away); French Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Meadville (approx. 5.1 miles away); Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools
French Creek Feeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 4, 2012
2. French Creek Feeder Marker
(approx. 5.3 miles away); M60A1 (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Snodgrass Building (approx. 5.7 miles away); Richard Henderson (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mill Run (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program. (Submitted on May 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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