Curwensville in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Arnold N. Nawrocki
While working for the Clearfield Cheese Co. on nearby Meadow St., he invented the first commercially successful process for individually wrapped cheese slices. A patent was issued in 1956. An engineer, Nawrocki secured eleven food processing patents over his career.
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
Location. 40° 58.527′ N, 78° 31.554′ W. Marker is in Curwensville, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (Pennsylvania Route 879) and Filbert Street (Pennsylvania Route 453), on the right when traveling east on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Curwensville PA 16833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doughboy Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trout Water (approx. Ό mile away); 2004 Bicentennial RaftCurwensville Dam (approx. 1.4 miles away); The First Church in Clearfield County (approx. 1.6 miles away); McClure Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hogback (Porter's) Bridge (approx. 1.8 miles away); Trout Stocking (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Curwensville.
Also see . . .
1. Arnold N. Nawrocki, Cheese Innovator, 78. New York Times Obituary (Submitted on September 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arnold Nawrocki. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on September 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Clearfield Cheese: A (Pre-wrapped) Slice of PA. Pennsylvania Center for the Book (Submitted on September 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.