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

Spirella Company

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
1. Spirella Company Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1904 Spirella, the world's largest corset maker, employed 1 of 27 local workers. A paternalistic management sponsored classes, an infirmary, library, cafeteria & ball team. This building with its north light windows was the primary sewing site in Meadville.
 
Erected 2008 by Crawford County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 38.28′ N, 80° 9.12′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Chestnut Street west of South Cottage Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 283 Chestnut Street, 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. The Federal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Spirella Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Masonic Building (about 300 feet away); Roddy Law Office (about 300 feet away);
Spirella Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 11, 2019
2. Spirella Company Marker
Chamber of Commerce (about 400 feet away); Chestnut St. Bridge (about 400 feet away); Judge Derickson House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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