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

Conneaut Reservoir

 
 
Conneaut Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
1. Conneaut Reservoir Marker
Inscription.  Raised some 10 feet by a 23-mile "feeder" from Meadville, this lake was the vital source of water for the highest part of the canal, 4 miles west. Lake water and traffic flowed north to Erie, south to the Ohio River.
 
Erected 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. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 36.249′ N, 80° 17.489′ W. Marker was in Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker was on Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6) 0.1 miles east of West Vernon Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Conneaut Lake PA 16316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. The Railroads (approx. half a mile away); The Ice Industry and the Ice Houses (approx. half a mile away); Geology (approx. half a mile away); To the Memory of the Brave
Conneaut Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Conneaut Reservoir Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); This Tablet (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Carousel (approx. 2˝ miles away); Blue Streak (approx. 2˝ miles away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conneaut Lake.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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