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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Crawford County, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Crawford County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Crawford County, PA (140) Erie County, PA (214) Mercer County, PA (95) Venango County, PA (69) Warren County, PA (33) Ashtabula County, OH (113) Trumbull County, OH (69)  CrawfordCounty(140) Crawford County (140)  ErieCounty(214) Erie County (214)  MercerCounty(95) Mercer County (95)  VenangoCounty(69) Venango County (69)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)  AshtabulaCountyOhio(113) Ashtabula County (113)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)
Meadville is the county seat for Crawford County
Adjacent to Crawford County, Pennsylvania
      Erie County (214)  
      Mercer County (95)  
      Venango County (69)  
      Warren County (33)  
      Ashtabula County, Ohio (113)  
      Trumbull County, Ohio (69)  
 
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1Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Blooming Valley — Blooming Valley Honor Roll
On State Street (Pennsylvania Route 77) at School Street, on the right when traveling east on State Street.
Military Veterans Honor Roll (see photos for inscriptions)Map (db m130632) WM
2Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cambridge Springs — Alliance College1912-1987
On South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 86) at Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6/19), on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Founded in 1912 by the Polish National Alliance and dedicated by U.S. President William Howard Taft, Alliance College was one of the nation's first nationality colleges. Its mission was to provide educational opportunities for everyone, but . . . Map (db m72989) HM
3Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cambridge Springs — Cambridge Springs
On South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 86) at Church Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Between 1884 and 1915, this was a major health resort, founded upon the various mineral springs here. Dr. John H. Gray, who had discovered spring water on his farm, began prescribing and marketing it in 1884. By the early 1900s, some forty inns and . . . Map (db m41025) HM
4Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cambridge Springs — Grant Street Bridge
On Grant Street north of Drake Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Former location of a 200 foot, single-span Baltimore truss bridge constructed by the Youngstown Steel Company in 1896. This truss design was patented in the 19th century by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and adapted for highway use for crossings . . . Map (db m132167) HM
5Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cambridge Springs — Jonathan Vancourt
Near Glen Avenue, 0.2 miles east of South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 86).
Cambridge Springs First Settler — 1801 Died 1827 Reintered 2004Map (db m192586) HM
6Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cambridge Springs — William D. Rider1846 - 1905
On Venango Avenue (U.S. 6) at Spring Street, on the right when traveling west on Venango Avenue.
In 1895, William D. Rider, a prominent businessman, broke ground for the half - million dollar hotel and resort known as Hotel Rider. It opened on May 1, 1897 and was said to have been one of the finest hotels between New York City and Chicago and . . . Map (db m132166) HM
Paid Advertisement
7Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cochranton — French Creek
On Adams Street (Pennsylvania Route 173) just east of Water Street, on the right when traveling east.
The Riviere aux Boeufs of the French, renamed by George Washington in 1753. It had an important part in the French and Indian War and the settlement of northwestern Pennsylvania.Map (db m175465) HM
8Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Cochranton, East Fairfield Township — French Creek
On Meadville Road (U.S. 322) at McCracken Road, on the right when traveling west on Meadville Road.
The Riviere aux Boeufs of the French, renamed by George Washington in 1753. It had an important part in the French and Indian War and the settlement of northwestern Pennsylvania.Map (db m60445) HM
9Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake — This Tablet
On Water Street (U.S. 322) at North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling east on Water Street.
[two tablets, identical heading] This tablet is dedicated to the citizens of this community who gave full measure of devotion to their country that civilization might endure. Map (db m107713) WM
10Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake — To the Memory of the Brave
On Water Street (U.S. 322) at North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling east on Water Street.
Dedicated Sept., 10, 1866. to the memory of the brave of Evansburgh & Sadsbury who fell for their country during the War of the Great Rebellion. Killed in Battle I. Graff, Apr. 6, 1865, ae. 34 yrs.; G.W.Boutell; May 5, 1864, ae. 22 yrs.; . . . Map (db m107722) HM
11Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake, Sadsbury Township — Conneaut Reservoir
On Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6) 0.1 miles east of West Vernon Road, on the right when traveling west. Reported missing.
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.Map (db m74625) HM
12Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake, Sadsbury Township — Geology
Near Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6).
Conneaut Lake is a kettle lake formed by the receding glacier during the last Ice Age, about 12,000 years ago. As the glacier melted, a large block of ice partially embedded in accumulated sediment formed the depression, which became the lake. . . . Map (db m74623) HM
13Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake, Sadsbury Township — The Ice Industry and the Ice Houses
Near Grand Army of Republic Highway (U.S. 6).
Just east of Ice House Park stood two large wooden structures to store ice harvested from the lake during the winter. Inclined wooden ramps led from the frozen lake to storage within the buildings whose walls were 12 inches thick and filled with . . . Map (db m74616) HM
Paid Advertisement
14Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake, Sadsbury Township — The Railroads
Near Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6).
Railroad service came to Evansburg, (Conneaut Lake), in 1859 with the establishment of a station south of town at Stoney Point, a stop on the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad. Passengers and freight were transferred to horse buggies and wagons . . . Map (db m74622) HM
15Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake, Summit Township — Blue StreakAce Roller Coaster Landmark
On Park Street, 0.2 miles east of Pennsylvania Route 618, on the right when traveling east.
Ace Roller Coaster Landmark American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognizes Conneaut Lake Park's Blue Streak as an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark, a designation reserved for rides of historical significance. Constructed as part of a major . . . Map (db m107699) HM
16Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneaut Lake, Summit Township — This Carousel
On Park Avenue at Comstock Street, on the right when traveling east on Park Avenue.
Welcome children of all ages. This Carousel has been making memories at Conneaut Lake Park - formerly Exposition Park - since approximately 1914. Assembled by T.M. Harton of Pittsburgh, who also owned and operated carousels at West View and . . . Map (db m107703) HM
17Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneautville — Erie Extension Canal
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 18) at Old Depot Drive, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Part of the old channel lies near the highway. The Conneaut Line, from Erie to near Conneaut Lake, was begun by the State, 1838, and completed by the Erie Canal Company, 1843-44. Canal in use until 1871.Map (db m60439) HM
18Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Conneautville, Beaver Township — Oil-Producing Salt Well
On Pierpoint Road (Pennsylvania Route 198) 0.3 miles east of Reeds Corner Road.
Drilled here in 1815 by Samuel Magaw and William Clark to reach brine, a frontier source of salt. When it was deepened by Daniel Shryock to 300 feet in 1819, oil was struck. Because of this unwanted byproduct, the well and salt works here were . . . Map (db m60441) HM
19Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Guys Mills, Richmond Township — John Brown Tannery
On John Brown Road, 0.2 miles south of Pennsylvania Route 77, on the left when traveling south.
John Brown of Ossawatomie and Harper's Ferry worked here as a tanner, 1825-35. The nearby house was then his home. His first wife and son are buried near.Map (db m50447) HM
20Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Guys Mills, Richmond Township — John Brown's Tannery
On Pennsylvania Route 77 west of John Brown Road, on the right when traveling north.
On the side road, a short distance south, are the remains of the tannery and home built by the noted abolitionist of Harper's Ferry fame. Here, he lived and worked from 1825 to 1835, employing as many as 15 men in producing leather.Map (db m50446) HM
Paid Advertisement
21Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Hartstown, West Fallowfield Township — Erie Extension Canal
On Liberty Street (U.S. 322) 0.2 miles east of Center Street, on the right when traveling west.
Cut off from the rest of Pymatuning Swamp by a 3-mile bank, this became the 600-acre "Pymatuning Reservoir" of the canal, which lay at its western edge. Begun by the State, 1838; finished by the Erie Canal Company, 1843-44.Map (db m60437) HM
22Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Linesville, Sadsbury Township — Erie Extension Canal
On Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6) at Brooks Road, on the right when traveling east on Grand Army of the Republic Highway.
Remains of the canal bed may be seen beside the railroad, below the bridge. Less than 2 miles away, this Shenango Line, from New Castle, united with the Conneaut Line, from Erie. The entire canal was in use 1844-1871.Map (db m39918) HM
23Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Allegheny College
On North Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 86) at East College Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Oldest college in continuous existence under the same name west of the Allegheny Mountains. Founded 1815. Chartered 1817. The college's first president, Timothy Alden, was architect of Bentley Hall, which became the center of administration.Map (db m41020) HM
24Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Baldwin House
On Baldwin Street at Mount Hope Street, on the right when traveling north on Baldwin Street.
Two blocks from here is the home built 1841 by Justice Henry Baldwin. Appointed to United States Supreme Court in 1830. As a member of Congress in 1816 to 1822, he was an early protective tariff advocate.Map (db m41021) HM
25Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Bicentennial
On Diamond Park Square north of East Cherry Street when traveling north.
This red oak and time capsule placed in honor of the two hundredth year of the settlement of the Meadville Community — Dedicated July 4, 1988 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Other Centennial Trees 1 . . . Map (db m132141) HM
26Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Birthplace of the Direct Primary
On Main Street (Diamond Park) at East Center Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street (Diamond Park).
Here in Crawford County on Sept. 9, 1842, direct primary elections were born when county Democrats used this system to nominate candidates for the legislature and county offices. Republicans here began voting by this method in 1860. This "Crawford . . . Map (db m41024) HM
27Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Central Station1915
On Park Avenue at West Center Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue.
Built to replace the old fire headquarters in City Hall, Central Station housed the three engines of the newly automotive truck fleet. Upstairs sleeping quarters made a full time force possible and the fire bell was supplemented by an extensive . . . Map (db m132127) HM
28Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Chamber of Commerce
On Main Street at West Cherry Street on Main Street.
Founded in 1807 as the Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Manufacture and the Useful Arts, the nation's third oldest Chamber of Commerce met here in the old log courthouse, led by Crawford Messenger editor Thomas Atkinson and Holland Land . . . Map (db m60448) HM
29Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Chestnut St. Bridge
On Chestnut Street east of Market Street, on the right when traveling west.
From 1830 to 1870 two waterways quartered the city: Mill Run, NE to SW, and the Feeder Canal, NW to SE. Here, for three blocks, they shared their courses before diverging; the Run to French Creek, the Canal Conneaut Lake, commercial contacts & . . . Map (db m132125) HM
30Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Col. William Crawford
On Diamond Park Square south of West Cherry Street, on the left when traveling south.
In commemoration of Col. William Crawford born in Virginia in 1732, burned at the stake by the Delaware Indians near Sandusky, Ohio, June 11, 1782 Revolutionary soldier, friend and companion of Washington, brave and . . . Map (db m132138) HM
31Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Company "A" 211th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers
On Diamond Park Square at East Center Street, on the right when traveling north on Diamond Park Square.
This tablet is erected in memory of the men who composed Company "A" 211th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, who enlisted in Crawford County and went forth in defense of their country in the Civil War of 1861-1865. Elias . . . Map (db m132161) WM
32Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Crawford County
On Main Street (Diamond Park) north of East Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north.
Formed March 12, 1800 from Allegheny County. Meadville, in 1788, was the first permanent settlement in northwest Pennsylvania. In 1842 the nation's first direct primary was held here. Cradle of the oil and zipper industries. Named for Colonel . . . Map (db m41026) HM
33Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Crawford County's Tribute to Her Loyal Sons
On Chestnut Street at South Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Chestnut Street.
1861 - 1865 Map (db m132137) WM
34Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Dedicated to All Veterans…
On Diamond Park Square north of East Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to all veterans… In honor of those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice Global War on Terror [Names not listed] World War I [Names not listed] World War II [Names not listed] Korea [Names . . . Map (db m132131) WM
35Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools
On South Main Street, 0.1 miles north of Linden Avenue (U.S. 322).
An event here in September 1880 led to the end of segregation by race in the state's public schools. At the South Ward schools, Elias Allen tried unsuccessfully to enroll his two children. He appealed to the Crawford County Court of Common Pleas, . . . Map (db m41027) HM
36Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Erected May 12, 1888
On Diamond Park Square at North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Diamond Park Square.
Erected May 12, 1888 to mark the hundredth anniversary of the settlement of Crawford County and the founding of Meadville Pa. Map (db m132128) HM
37Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — First Christian Church
On West Center Street at South Cottage Street, on the left when traveling west on West Center Street.
Reflecting the diversity of early religious life, the first church here was the Central or Second Presbyterian acquired in 1904 by the Christian Church. In 1963 a new sanctuary was built on North Main Extension and the Landmark brick Church razed.Map (db m55072) HM
38Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Founding Site of Allegheny College
On Diamond Park Square north of West Cherry Street, on the right when traveling south.
Founding site of Allegheny College June 20, 1815 and of a Society for the encouragement of manufacturers and arts Feb. 12, 1807 now the third oldest chamber of commerce in the nation.Map (db m132144) HM
39Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — George Washington Actually Slept Here!
Near North French Street south of Mead Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Major George Washington was 21 years old and a loyal British subject when he was sent by the governor of Virginia, Robert Dinwiddie, on a dangerous diplomatic mission into western Pennsylvania. Governor Dinwiddie had heard reports that the French . . . Map (db m175235) HM
40Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Hillcrest
On Washington Street (Pennsylvania Route 77) at Graff Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
Developed by Meaville Housing Corporation in 1936, it was the first project of its kind to be guaranteed by the FHA. Ninety seven industries, business concerns and individuals subscribed to the initial stock offering and the mortgage was . . . Map (db m83698) HM
41Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Historic District
On Park Avenue at Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Avenue.
Meadville's Downtown National Register District extends North from Clinton Court to North Street and West from Chancery Lane to Mulberry Street. It includes the institutional, commercial, industrial and residential hub of David Mead's original 1788 . . . Map (db m55068) HM
42Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Judge Derickson House1828
On Diamond Park Square south of West Cherry Street, on the right when traveling south.
Built as a two-story Federal-style home by David Derickson, judge of the 6th District. An 1821 graduate of Allegheny College admitted to the Bar in 1823, he trained many early attorneys. The house, bought in 1848 by Hiram L. Richmond Esq., was . . . Map (db m132143) HM
43Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Library Hall
On Park Avenue, 0.1 miles south of West Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
Built as a production facility for the Meadville Woolen Company, this building later served as market & meeting hall. From 1879 to 1925 it was the home of the Meadville Library, Art, and Historical Association then was converted to commercial use.Map (db m55071) HM
44Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Mead Avenue BridgeBuilt 1871 • Modified 1912 • Replaced 2014
Near North French Street south of Mead Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
From the 1850s through the 1960s Meadville's 4th Ward was a neighborhood of frame houses and small industries, home to railroad workers and tradesmen. It extended from French Creek to Park Avenue and was bisected by Dock Street (now Mead Avenue), . . . Map (db m175201) HM
45Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Meadville
On South Main Street (U.S. 322) 0.2 miles south of Linden Street (U.S. 322), on the right when traveling north.
Founded in 1788 by David Mead and other settlers from the Wyoming region. In 1800 made county seat. First direct primary in United States held here in 1842. Making of hookless fasteners was pioneered here.Map (db m41028) HM
46Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Meadville Market House
On 900-902 Market Street, on the left when traveling north.
Built in 1870, enlarged in 1916, rescued in 1970 by a community drive, the Meadville Market House is the oldest continuous use market structure in Pennsylvania. Here, in the ancient tradition, farmers and local craftsmen still present their goods . . . Map (db m85233) HM
47Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Meadville Woolen Mills
On Market Street, on the right when traveling north.
In 1810, on hand looms and spinning wheels, Meadville produced 16,818 yards of woolen material. By 1870 a steam-powered mill, built here where Mill Run and the Feeder Canal joined briefly, made fine woolens from the fleece of county sheep for . . . Map (db m85237) HM
48Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Meadville's Founding
Near North French Street south of Mead Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
David Mead was born in Hudson, NY on January 17, 1752, the eldest son of Darius and Ruth Curtis Mead of Connecticut. In 1774, he married Agnes Wilson of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and the couple had nine children, of whom five lived to . . . Map (db m175200) HM
49Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Meridian Building1926
On Chestnut Street at Market Street, on the right when traveling west on Chestnut Street.
The first "fireproof" building in Meadville, designed in the Chicago style, it was constructed without flammable material except for its window frames and doors. It was initially a medical professionals building with doctors and dentists on the . . . Map (db m132126) HM
50Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Mill Run
On Market Street north of Clinton Court, on the right when traveling north.
Essential to the growth of an early frontier town, this vigorous stream provided power to early mill wheels and water for fire fighting, and fed the French Creek Feeder Canal. By 1910 it was built over and largely lost to view.Map (db m132118) HM
51Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Raymond Philip Shafer(1917-2006)
On Main Street (Diamond Park) north of Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north.
Pennsylvania State Senator, 1959-63, Lieutenant Governor, 1963-67, and Governor, 1967-71. The 1874 state charter was substantially reformed at a constitutional convention during his term. He promoted improvements in welfare, transportation, . . . Map (db m41029) HM
52Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Richard Henderson
On Liberty Street near Arch Street, on the right when traveling north.
Born a slave in Maryland in 1801, he escaped as a boy and about 1824 came to Meadville. A barber, he was long active in the Underground Railroad. His Arch Street house, since torn down, is estimated to have harbored some 500 runaway slaves prior to . . . Map (db m41030) HM
53Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Roddy Law Office
On Park Avenue at West Center Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Avenue.
Canadian born Thomas Roddy was admitted to the Crawford County Bar in 1870. He served on City Council, library boards and Market House oversight committee. In 1881 he won Elias Allen's suit which desegregated Pennsylvania schools-all despite being . . . Map (db m55069) HM
54Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Site of First Court House and Gaol North of Pittsburg
On Diamond Park Square north of West Cherry Street.
Site of first court house and gaol north of Pittsburg 1804 - 1825Map (db m132146) HM
55Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Site of the Gibson Tavern
On Chestnut Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling west on Chestnut Street.
Site of the Gibson Tavern where Lafayette rested and dined on his way through Meadville June 2 1825Map (db m132120) HM
56Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Spirella Company
On Chestnut Street west of South Cottage Street, on the left when traveling east.
Founded 1904 Spirella, the world's largest corset maker, employed 1 of 27 local workers. A paternalistic management sponsored classes, an infirmary, library, cafeteria & ball team. This building with its north light windows was the primary sewing . . . Map (db m132136) HM
57Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Federal Building1910
On Chestnut Street east of Federal Street, on the right when traveling east.
This Georgian Revival post office and federal office complex, built to meet the needs of a rapidly growing community, provided office space for our Congressman, federal agencies, and later selective service and social security offices. Despite a . . . Map (db m132134) HM
58Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Kepler Hotel
On 886-898 Market Street, on the left when traveling north.
The landmark Kepler Hotel, built in 1890, enlarged in 1923, served the community for 60 years. The Kepler family had operated hotels since 1812 at Woodcock, Venango, & Titusville before coming to Market Square in 1875. Revitalized 2003 by Meadville . . . Map (db m85235) HM
59Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Market House Plaza1985
On Mulberry Street south of West Cherry Street, on the left when traveling south.
In 1917 City Council acted to more than double the size of the Market House by lengthening the structure and adding a full second floor to house social service offices, meeting and rest rooms. In 1985 the former haymarket at the west side of Market . . . Map (db m132123) HM
60Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Masonic Building1913
On Chestnut Street at Diamond Park Square, on the right when traveling east on Chestnut Street.
Meadville's second "skyscraper", designed in the Beaux Arts style, was built as a home for the numerous Masonic orders and reflected the growth and prosperity of the early 20th century city. Converted to private ownership in 1995 , its commercial . . . Map (db m132133) HM
61Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Promenade de Fismes
On Diamond Park Square at East Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north on Diamond Park Square.
The cities of Fismes, France and Meadville, U.S.A. have shared a long history of friendship dating back to World Wars I and II. In tribute to this special friendship this walkway in Diamond Park shall forever more be known as the Promenade . . . Map (db m132140) HM
62Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Shryock Store1870
On Mulberry Street at Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north on Mulberry Street.
Built in 1870 as a 30' x 100' store front, this three-story building first housed a meat market, with offices and club social rooms upstairs. In 1901 the John J. Shryock store moved here and remained, the city's major home furniture store, until . . . Map (db m132119) HM
63Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Snodgrass Building1909
On Park Avenue north of Arch Street, on the left when traveling north.
Dr. David Snodgrass built this office and residence and practiced here for 20 years. His widow rented the medical offices but retained her home here, creating apartments on the upper floor. An early answering and business service, begun for medical . . . Map (db m132117) HM
64Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — The Spirella Company
On Park Avenue at West Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue.
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 . . . Map (db m55067) HM
65Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — This House Erected May 1797by General David Mead — Founder of Meadville —
On Randolph Street just east of Market Street, on the left when traveling east.
Ensign in the War of the American Revolution, Major General of 14th & 15th Division PA. Militia, rendered Signal Service in the War of 1812, and an Associate Judge at the time of death. Placed by the Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the . . . Map (db m175199) HM
66Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Unitarian Church
On South Main Street at Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street.
A fine example of Greek Revival architecture. It was erected in 1835-36 at a cost of $3500, mostly given by Shippen and Huidekoper families. Planned by the builder of Fort Sumter, General George W. Cullum.Map (db m41031) HM
67Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — War Veterans Memorial
On Diamond Park Square north of East Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north.
This memorial dedicated to War Veterans of all wars who fought to preserve our country Map (db m132129) WM
68Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville — Within This Block
On Water Street south of West Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north.
Within this block, John James Audubon sketched portraits in Colson's Store, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, 1824, and General the Marquis de Lafayette was entertained at Gibson's Tavern, June 2, 1825.Map (db m132121) HM
69Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville, Union Township — French Creek Feeder
On Perry Highway (U.S. 19) 1.2 miles north of Pennsylvania Route 285, on the right when traveling south.
The canal visible beyond the field was built 1827-1834. Repaired in 1841, it carried water from French Creek to Conneaut Lake, reservoir for the Erie Extension canal, which operated between Erie and New Castle, 1844-71.Map (db m55065) HM
70Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville, West Mead Township — Bishop James M. Thoburn
On Hickory Street (Pennsylvania Route 77) 0.4 miles north of Washington Street (Pennsylvania Route 27), on the right when traveling south.
Methodist missionary to India, south Asia, and the Philippines, 1859 to 1908. Upon retirement he lived in Meadville until his death in 1922. He is buried in Greendale Cemetery.Map (db m55074) HM
71Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville, West Mead Township — French Creek Feeder
On Cochranton Road (U.S. 322) 0.1 miles west of Shreck Road.
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.Map (db m60444) HM
72Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Meadville, West Mead Township — M60A1Built in 1972
Near South Morgan Street north of Whittier Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Combat Weight: 105,000 pounds Length: 273" Width with gun forward: 371" Width: 141" Height: 126.8" Armament: 105mm M68 — 63 rounds 12.7 mm MG — 900 rounds .30 cal MG — 5950 round Engine: Continental 12 . . . Map (db m132116) WM
73Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Saegertown — McGill House
On Main Street (U.S. 6/19) 0.1 miles east of McGill Street, on the right when traveling west.
Built in 1802 by Patrick McGill, this log house one of the oldest surviving homes in the French Creek Valley. McGill was a farmer, organized the first school, and served in the War of 1812. Saegertown was originally known as McGill's Settlement.Map (db m60447) HM
74Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Saegertown, Woodcock Township — Rural Electrification
On Pennsylvania Route 198, 0.7 miles east of Center Street (Pennsylvania Route 86), on the right when traveling east.
Here on August 5, 1936, the State's first rural electric pole was placed by the Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Incorporated on April 30, 1936, this was Pennsylvania's first such cooperative. By 1941, thirteen more had been . . . Map (db m60446) HM
75Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Algrunix Building, 1894
On Spring Street (Pennsylvania Route 8/27) at Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on Spring Street.
This Victorian Gothic structure with its onion-domed turret was named "Algrunix" for its three owners: Edward Allen, building contractor; Samuel Grumbine, self-trained attorney; and Hattie Nixon, wife of another building contractor. . . . Map (db m138222) HM
76Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — AmaliePennsylvania Motor Oil
On Smock Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling north.
William H. Daugherty lived in Titusville before founding the Daugherty Refinery in Petrolia, PA. Amalie was created in 1903 when L. Sonneborn & Sons bought Daugherty Refinery. It was the first refiner of mineral oils in the United States. In . . . Map (db m134080) HM
77Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Atlantic Motor Oil
On Smock Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling north.
ATLANTIC REFINING COMPANY 1859: Charles Lockhart and William Frew came to this region to drill for oil on the south bank of the Allegheny across from the mouth of Oil Creek in Venango County. Subsequently they bought out the Tarr Farm and . . . Map (db m134083) HM
78Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Benson Memorial Library
On Franklin Street (Pennsylvania Route 89) at Church Place, on the left when traveling north on Franklin Street.
Minerva and Byron David Benson's children built the library as a memorial to their parents in 1902. Mr. Benson had organized and was the first president of the Titusville Library Association. He further demonstrated his commitment to . . . Map (db m138427) HM
79Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Birth of George Washington Bicentennial
On Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 8/27) at Perry Street, on the left when traveling west on Central Avenue.
This elm planted by Canadohta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington 1732 - 1932 "There has been no greater . . . Map (db m138469) HM
80Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Brown Street Bridge
On South Brown Street at Bank Street, on the right when traveling north on South Brown Street.
A Steel and Wrought Iron Baltimore Through Truss Design, 175-foot span locally known as the Brown Street Bridge, was constructed on this site crossing Oil Creek between 1898-1899. Prior to replacement in 1991 the bridge was recorded and placed in . . . Map (db m107775) HM
81Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Burgess Park
On Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 27) at Murdock Boulevard, on the left when traveling east on Central Avenue.
Burgess Park A community project for the benefit and enjoyment of all the people ———————— This park was presented to the People of Titusville by Mr. and . . . Map (db m138918) HM
82Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Byron D Benson(1832-1888)
On Perry Street at West Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on Perry Street.
A founder and first president of Tidewater Pipe Co., est. 1878. He transformed the shipment of oil with a larger 6-inch pipe that covered greater distances than ever before. This pipeline was first to carry Pa. crude directly to coastal . . . Map (db m64972) HM
83Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Colonel Drake Park
On Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 8/27) at Perry Street, on the left when traveling west on Central Avenue.
Presented to the City of Titusville in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Scheide by their childrenMap (db m138468) HM
84Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Corinthian Hall, 1865
On Spring Street (Pennsylvania Route 8/27) east of Exchange Place, on the left when traveling east.
A dedication ball, held in early December in spite of nearly impassable muddy streets, was attended by a "very select and brilliant assembly." There were tasteful decorations of flags and evergreens, "exceedingly good" music, and a 1:00 . . . Map (db m138227) HM
85Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Cytemp Specialty Steel Company
On Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 27) at Murdock Boulevard, on the left when traveling east on Central Avenue.
Charles Burgess came to the United States from England in 1866. Skilled in the art of making iron and steel, Burgess purchased the Eames Petroleum Iron Works in Titusville in 1884. He changed the struggling wrought-iron company's name to . . . Map (db m138904) HM
86Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Drake Well
On Smock Road (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling north.
Edwin I. Drake, a former railroad conductor , traveled to Titusville in 1857 to find and produce oil in commercial quantities Partnering with salt well driller and blacksmith "Uncle Billy" Smith, they persevered to strike oil in August 27, 1859 . . . Map (db m133796) HM
87Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Early Refinery
On East Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 27) 0.1 miles west of East Spring Street, on the right when traveling east.
The first refinery in the Oil Creek Region for crude petroleum was built nearby in 1860. The first run of oil was made in 1861. Oil was first refined at Pittsburgh, about 1854, by Samuel Kier.Map (db m64971) HM
88Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Exxon
On Smock Road (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling north.
Exxon origins can be traced to Titusville's Carter Oil, founded in 1893 by John J. Carter. Irish immigrant and Civil War veteran John J. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at the Battle of Antietam. After the war, he moved to . . . Map (db m133824) HM
89Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — First Presbyterian Church
On Franklin Street (Pennsylvania Route 89) north of Church Place, on the right when traveling north.
The early Scots-Irish established a small Presbyterian congregation in 1802, the first in Titusville. They began by worshipping outdoors or in barns. By 1815 they had built a primitive log meeting house, which was soon followed by a . . . Map (db m138429) HM
90Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — George Custer Home
On Main Street at Drake Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
George Custer was a dealer in oil and real estate. In 1869 he built this brick Italianate home, which was unusual in Titusville where lumber was plentiful and inexpensive. It remains one of the oldest brick residences still standing in . . . Map (db m138376) HM
91Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Gulf
On Pennsylvania Route 8 when traveling north.
Gulf Oil was one of the many companies formed at Spindletop in January 1901. In late 1901, James M. Guffey bought out the interests of his partners in the Lucas Well (Galey and Lucas) and formed the J.M. Guffey Petroleum Company. Guffey received . . . Map (db m133640) HM
92Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Hyde Home, 1864
On Franklin Street (Pennsylvania Route 89) at Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Franklin Street.
Lumberman Charles Hyde built this Italianate home on land once owned by Jonathan Titus, founder of Titusville. It was the first brick residence in the city. Hyde invested wisely in oil, and was founder and president of the Second National . . . Map (db m138386) HM
93Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Ida M. Tarbell
On Main Street west of Kerr Street, on the right when traveling west.
Noted oil historian, biographer of Lincoln, journalist, lived in this house about six years. She was graduated from the Titusville High School in 1875.Map (db m50497) HM
94Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Ida Tarbell
On Pennsylvania Route 8, on the right when traveling north.
Ida Tarbell was one of the most famous investigative journalists in American history. She was raised in Titusville during the oil boom. Her father, Franklin Tarbell, was an oil producer and investor. In 1872, she witnessed the destruction of her . . . Map (db m133624) HM
95Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — John A. Mather
On Main Street west of Brown Street, on the left when traveling west.
Photographer of oil industry from 1860, lived in this house. His thousands of views form an extraordinary record of an industry that began here. Born, Bury, England, in 1829; died Titusville, 1915.Map (db m50498) HM
96Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — John Heisman
On Smock Road (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling north.
Shortly after John Heisman's birth in 1869, the Heisman family moved to Titusville where his father, Michael Heisman, was an oil investor and cooper. John Heisman was educated at Titusville schools and played varsity guard on the football team, . . . Map (db m133875) HM
97Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — John Mather Home
On Main Street east of Kerr Street, on the left when traveling east.
John Aked Mather came from England to America in 1856. Having apprenticed himself to a traveling photographer, Mather arrived in Titusville in 1860 and began an unparalleled documentation of the oil industry. He followed every aspect of . . . Map (db m138356) HM
98Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — John William Heisman(1869-1936)
On East Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 27) at South Brown Street, on the right when traveling east on East Central Avenue.
Renowned college football coach and name-sake for the sport’s highest amateur honor, the Heisman Memorial Trophy. His innovations included legalizing the forward pass, the center snap, the scoreboard, and game quarters. Heisman promoted player . . . Map (db m50493) HM
99Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Jonathan Titus
On Franklin Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) south of Diamond Street (Pennsylvania Route 27), on the right when traveling north.
About one hundred feet east of this point stood the home of Jonathan Titus Founder of Titusville 1796 During the Sixties the old Titus Home was rebuilt as the Moore House, famous hostelry of early oil days, . . . Map (db m138175) HM
100Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Titusville — Joseph Seep Home
On Main Street at Perry Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
The Seep family emigrated from Germany in 1849 when Joseph was eleven years old. He moved to Titusville in 1869. Joseph became involved in the oil business, working for a firm that almost immediately was absorbed by the Standard Oil . . . Map (db m138496) HM

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Apr. 1, 2023