“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Corry, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Erie County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Erie County, PA (214) Crawford County, PA (140) Warren County, PA (33) Chautauqua County, NY (248) Ashtabula County, OH (93)  ErieCounty(214) Erie County (214)  CrawfordCounty(140) Crawford County (140)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)  ChautauquaCountyNew York(248) Chautauqua County (248)  AshtabulaCountyOhio(93) Ashtabula County (93)
Erie is the county seat for Erie County
Corry is in Erie County
      Erie County (214)  
      Crawford County (140)  
      Warren County (33)  
      Chautauqua County, New York (248)  
      Ashtabula County, Ohio (93)  
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1Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Climax Locomotives
Over 1000 geared steam locomotives were built at the Climax plant here from 1888 to 1928. These were widely used on logging railroads in the United States and other countries. By making new areas accessible to large-scale lumbering, geared . . . Map (db m64574) HM
2Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Corry Civil War Monument1861-1865
Erected to the memory of the Nation’s dead, who gave their lives to preserve the Union. May they rest in peace.Map (db m192585) WM
3Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Creation of the Pennsylvania Game Commission
Concerned about declining wildlife populations caused by logging, development, and excessive hunting and trapping, Corry businessman H.A. Penrose assembled several influential men in Corry on Aug. 22, 1890, to form the Pennsylvania State Sportsmen’s . . . Map (db m64576) HM
4Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Inez Mecusker(1855-1941)
One of the foremost singers and entertainers of her time, soprano Mecusker was known as the “American Cantatrice.” She was featured in roles in opera and musical theater, appeared in vaudeville and on Broadway, and was a soloist for the . . . Map (db m114606) HM
5Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Joshua M. Merrill(1828-1904)
Lead chemist and manager of Downer Oil Works, built nearby in 1862 following discovery of oil near Titusville. Merrill’s refining breakthroughs included an illuminating oil safer than kerosene for use on railroads and steamships and in factories. He . . . Map (db m64577) HM
6Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Lt. Archie W. ThompsonCo. A., 112th U. S. Infantry
Enlisted at Corry, Pa. in Company A, at the age of fifteen for Mexican border service in 1916. Killed in action in the World War on the Vesle, France, August 18, 1918. Erected by his comrades of the post which bears his name. Veterans of . . . Map (db m192584) HM WM
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7Pennsylvania (Erie County), Corry — Oil Creek Railroad
Open 1862, this railroad revolutionized the shipment of oil from the oil fields near Titusville to Corry, a hub for major rail lines. The 27-mile line rendered dangerous and wasteful waterway transport, as well as labor intensive horse-drawn wagons, . . . Map (db m64578) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022