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

Chamber of Commerce

 
 
Chamber of Commerce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
1. Chamber of Commerce Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1807 as the Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Manufacture and the Useful Arts, the nation's third oldest Chamber of Commerce met here in the old log courthouse, led by Crawford Messenger editor Thomas Atkinson and Holland Land Company agent Roger Alden.
 
Erected by Crawford County Historical Society - Donated by: Meadville Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
 
Location. 41° 38.281′ N, 80° 9.042′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and West Cherry Street on Main Street. 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 walking distance of this marker. Judge Derickson House (a few steps from this marker); The Masonic Building (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
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distance of this marker); Crawford County's Tribute to Her Loyal Sons (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. William Crawford (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promenade de Fismes (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
Also see . . .  Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Chamber of Commerce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
2. Chamber of Commerce Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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