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

French Creek Feeder

 
 
French Creek Feeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
1. French Creek Feeder Marker
Inscription. The canal bed beside the road is part of a channel constructed 1827-1834 to take water from Meadville to Conneaut Lake for the Erie Extension Canal. Two miles below here the Feeder crossed the creek by aqueduct.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.712′ N, 80° 7.521′ W. Marker is near Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Cochranton Road (U.S. 322) 0.1 miles west of Shreck Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meadville PA 16335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named French Creek Feeder (approx. 3.4 miles away); Meadville (approx. 3.7 miles away); Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hillcrest (approx. 4.1 miles away); Richard Henderson (approx. 4.1 miles away); Unitarian Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Raymond Philip Shafer (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadville.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
French Creek Feeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
2. French Creek Feeder Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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