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

Corry State Fish Hatchery

 
 
Corry State Fish Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
1. Corry State Fish Hatchery Marker
Inscription. Established in 1876 by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission as the ”Western Hatchery,” it is the longest continuously operated fish hatchery in the Commonwealth. Supplied by abundant springs of uniform flow and temperature, it is considered the state’s pioneer trout hatchery. Its success had a positive effect on the state economy, led to the creation of many jobs related to outdoor recreation, and helped stimulate Pennsylvania’s sport-fishing prominence.
 
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 55.834′ N, 79° 40.326′ W. Marker is in Corry, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Roosevelt Highway (U.S. 6) and West Smith Street Extension, on the right when traveling east on Roosevelt Highway. Touch for map. Located at the fish hatchery. Marker is in this post office area: Corry PA 16407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Creation of the Pennsylvania Game Commission (approx. 1.6 miles away); Climax Locomotives (approx. 1.6 miles away); Joshua M. Merrill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Oil Creek Railroad
Corry State Fish Hatchery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
2. Corry State Fish Hatchery Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 8.6 miles away); Robert Houghwout Jackson (approx. 9.1 miles away); Drake Well Park (approx. 9.4 miles away); Ida M. Tarbell (was approx. 9.5 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corry.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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