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

The Spirella Company

 
 
The Spirella Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 4, 2012
1. The Spirella Company Marker
Inscription. On this site were located the offices of the Spirella Company which produced made-to-measure corsets. The company provided jobs for 25 percent of Meadville's residents after the 1904 invention of a flexible steel stay by MM Beeman. Employee benefits included travel, education and health care.
 
Erected by Crawford County Historical Society - Donated by Eriebank.
 
Location. 41° 38.324′ N, 80° 9.139′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and West Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Located at ErieBank parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Meadville PA 16335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roddy Law Office (a few steps from this marker); Library Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadville Woolen Mills (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Christian Church (about 300 feet away); The Kepler Hotel (about 300 feet away); Meadville Market House (about 300 feet away); Chamber of Commerce (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
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The Spirella Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 4, 2012
2. The Spirella Company Marker
 Crawford County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 4, 2012, 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 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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