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Crescent Tool Company

 
 
Crescent Tool Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Crescent Tool Company Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Crescent Tool
Company
Founded 1907 by
Karl Peterson
Developed, manufactured
Crescent adjustable wrench
and assorted hand tools
internationally known.
1931 introduced crestoloy,
an alloy metal. Acquired in 1968
by Cooper Industries.

 
Erected 2008 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.652′ N, 79° 14.004′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Foote Avenue and Harrison Street, on the right when traveling north on Foote Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Harrison Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quaker School (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Campus of Jamestown Community College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of William J. Maddox (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Foote Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Methodist Church (approx. mile away); First Congregational Church (approx. mile away); The Lost Neighborhood (approx. mile away); Site of the New York State Armory (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Crescent Tool Company Marker & Building image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Crescent Tool Company Marker & Building
Marker is fixed to the building to the immediate right of the corner entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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