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

Tidewater Pipe Company

 
 
Tidewater Pipe Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
1. Tidewater Pipe Co. Marker
Inscription.  Opposite here was station no.1 of the first pipe line to carry oil across the Alleghenies. Built by an early competitor of Standard Oil, it began May 28, 1879, to pump oil 109 miles to Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
 
Erected 1949 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 date for this entry is May 28, 1863.
 
Location. 41° 52.95′ N, 78° 23.906′ W. Marker is in Coryville, Pennsylvania, in McKean County. Marker is at the intersection of Eldred Road (Pennsylvania Route 46) and Moody Hollow Road on Eldred Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eldred PA 16731, 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. Mt. Equity Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); Saint Mary's Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); 4 Courthouses on Smethport's "Public Square" (approx. 5.6 miles away); Smethport Veterans Memorial
Tidewater Pipe Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2012
2. Tidewater Pipe Co. Marker
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); McKean County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Welcome to Smethport, Pennsylvania (approx. 5.6 miles away); "The Bucktails" (approx. 5.6 miles away); 1861: Birth of Civil War Bucktail Regiment (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tidewater Pipe Co. - Behind the Marker. Explorepahistory.com (Submitted on September 3, 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 466 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 26, 2022