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Bradford in McKean County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Holley Motor Company

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2015
1. Holley Motor Company Marker
Inscription.  The acclaimed performance carburetor maker began here in 1899. The innovative carburetor on George and Earl Holley’s Motorette car gained the attention of Henry Ford. Soon specializing in this technology, they supplied Ford, and later the aircraft industry, and the United States military.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 41° 58.151′ N, 78° 37.65′ W. Marker is in Bradford, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is at the intersection of Holley Avenue and Hoffman Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Holley Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradford PA 16701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bradford Oil Refinery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Thunder Rocks (approx. 6.3 miles away in New York); The Settlement of Knapp Creek
Holley Motor Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2015
2. Holley Motor Company Marker
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(approx. 7 miles away in New York); Rixford World War I Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Site of First Wild Turkey Trap & Transfer Program (approx. 7˝ miles away in New York); The School in the Forest (approx. 7.8 miles away in New York); Allegany State Park's Oldest Cabin (approx. 9.8 miles away in New York); Allegany State Park's Fancher Cabin (approx. 10 miles away in New York).
 
Also see . . .
1. Holley History. Holley.com (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Holley Motor Company - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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