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

Conneaut Reservoir

 
 
Conneaut Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
1. Conneaut Reservoir Marker
Inscription. Raised some 10 feet by a 23-mile "feeder" from Meadville, this lake was the vital source of water for the highest part of the canal, 4 miles west. Lake water and traffic flowed north to Erie, south to the Ohio River.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 36.249′ N, 80° 17.489′ W. Marker was in Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker was on Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6) 0.1 miles east of West Vernon Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Conneaut Lake PA 16316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. The Railroads (approx. half a mile away); The Ice Industry and the Ice Houses (approx. half a mile away); Geology (approx. half a mile away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 5.5 miles away); French Creek Feeder (approx. 6.4 miles away); Meadville (approx. 7.3 miles away); Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conneaut Lake.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Conneaut Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Conneaut Reservoir Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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