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Corry in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Inez Mecusker

(1855-1941)

 
 
Inez Mecusker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 3, 2018
1. Inez Mecusker Marker
Inscription. One of the foremost singers and entertainers of her time, soprano Mecusker was known as the “American Cantatrice.” She was featured in roles in opera and musical theater, appeared in vaudeville and on Broadway, and was a soloist for the John Philip Sousa Band. She performed for more than 25 years in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and was acclaimed nationally. The Corry resident is buried nearby in Pine Grove Cemetery.
 
Erected 2017 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 55.334′ N, 79° 38.456′ W. Marker is in Corry, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of North Center Street (Pennsylvania Route 426) and East Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on North Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corry PA 16407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joshua M. Merrill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oil Creek Railroad (about 600 feet away); Creation of the Pennsylvania Game Commission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Climax Locomotives (approx. 0.2
Inez Mecusker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 3, 2018
2. Inez Mecusker Marker
miles away); Corry State Fish Hatchery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Robert Houghwout Jackson (approx. 7.4 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 10.2 miles away); Panama Rocks (approx. 13 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corry.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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