Emlenton in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Education - A Local Priority
In 1996 the building was closed as an elementary school and the Crawford Center was established. It is now the site of private shops and public functions.
Higher education was promoted by the local school system, aided even today by college scholarships offered by local benefactors.
Erected by Oil Heritage Region.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
Location. 41° 10.676′ N, 79° 42.569′ W. Marker is in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hill Street and Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emlenton PA 16373, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arthur W. Phillips - Physician / Humanitarian (within shouting distance of this marker); The Crawford Family (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Main Street Development (about 300 feet away); Emlenton At Leisure (about 300 feet away); World War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); H.B. Mitchell - An Emlenton Success Story (about 400 feet away); Railroad Supplies The Area's Needs (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emlenton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.