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Franklin in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Samuel C.T. Dodd

(1836-1907)

 
 
Samuel C.T. Dodd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
1. Samuel C.T. Dodd Marker
Inscription. General solicitor of Standard Oil, 1881-1905, and author of the Standard Oil Trust Agreement (1882). The agreement led to the company’s dominance of the industry and served as a model for other trusts. A Franklin native, his early law office was located here.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 23.857′ N, 79° 49.791′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) and Pennsylvania Alley, on the right when traveling south on Liberty Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1245 Liberty Street, Franklin PA 16323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Venango County (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galena-Signal Oil Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Jesse L. Reno (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Bissell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnny Appleseed (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Garrison (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .
Samuel C.T. Dodd Marker (behind the lamppost) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
2. Samuel C.T. Dodd Marker (behind the lamppost)

1. Biographical Sketch of Samuel Dodd (pdf file). Oil150.com (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Samuel Calvin Tait Dodd at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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